Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra and Chief Minister Pema Khandu have extended their warm greetings to the people of the state, particularly the workers on the occasion of May Day, also known as International Labour Day.
In his message, the Governor complimented all workers in all lands for their contribution to structural, economic and social progresses all over the world.
“The development of all institutions and the people is the direct result of the sweat and toil of the workers. It is the tireless work and service of the workers, which delivers gains, comfort and wellbeing in all fields. On account of the diligence and dedication of the countless workers, the society, the country, the domain of all living creatures and the environment are being shaped. For their role the workers deserve our gratitude,” he said.
On the occasion, the Governor also appealed to all to observe all the precautions against Covid-19 and help the society in checking the spread of the deadly virus.
Conveying his greetings, Khandu said, “May Day celebrates the contribution and sacrifice of workers to and for the society. The working class builds the foundation whereon the society thrives. Let’s join hands to recognise their contributions and give them their due on this day.”
Citing the ongoing pandemic, the CM expressed concern over the fact that it affects the working class the most and assured government support as and when needed.
“I appeal my working class brothers and sisters, who are vulnerable to the Covid-19 virus being extended frontline workers, to adhere to all covid related protocols for their own and their family’s safety. I assure you that the government is keeping watch over the situation in the state and will support our working class through thick times if it comes knocking,” he said.
While advising all to avoid gatherings and celebrations as per SoPs circulated by the district administrations, he called upon all to celebrate the special day by expressing gratitude to the working class from the confines of their homes.
Khandu further appealed to all members of the working class, who are eligible, to take the Covid-19 jabs at their nearest health centres.