Guwahati, Jan 6: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu extended greetings to the people of the state on happy occasion of Si Donyi festival.
‘I extend my warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Arunachal Pradesh on the happy occasion of #SiDonyi festival being celebrated by the #Tagin community. May Almighty Si-Donyi bless us all with peace, happiness and prosperity,’ Khandu said in a tweet.
Si-Donyi is one of the major festivals celebrated among the Tagin tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. IT. Tatar Uli, main pioneer in inception of Si-Donyi, first conceptualised the festival in the year 1975. The festival is celebrated from the 4 to 6 January every year. During the festival god Si (Atu Si-male spiritual form of earth) and goddess Donyi (Ayu Donyi-female spiritual form of Sun) is being worshipd in their spiritual form.