Northeast India’s Only English And Hindi Satellite News Channel
                       

Sikkim observes 12th Chogyal’s birth centenary; Guv participates

The centennial celebration will be observed in four phases and will end on the 23rd of May next year.

Sikkim is celebrating the year-long centennial birth anniversary of the 12th Chogyal of Sikkim, Palden Thondup Namgyal.

The celebration was attended by Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad in which he inaugurated a free medical camp as part of the celebrations and offered the traditional “Khada” in front of the Statue of Palden Thondup Namgyal at Deorali.

Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad

Meanwhile, Director of National Institute of Tibetology Pema W Rinzing, speaking to Northeast live informed that Sikkim is witnessing a historic event and the main motive behind the celebration is to preserve the history of Sikkimese Chogyal and their contributions, for the future generation.

He added that the centennial celebration will be observed in four phases and will end on the 23rd of May next year.

Besides, Son of the 12th Chogyal, Prince Palden Wangchuk Namgyal was also present at the event.

Prince Palden Wangchuk Namgyal

First Published: 23rd May, 2022 16:41 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Sikkim Govt to provide ambulance to colleges

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang today informed that the government is planning to provide ambulances to 7 colleges across Sikkim. The announcement comes after the mysterious death of a student within the premises of Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree college at Tadong. Many alleged that the 20-year old Sam Tshering Lepcha could have been saved, […]

01st July 2022
Banner
Sikkim: Protests erupt at Nar Bahadur College over student’s death

The eyewitnesses said that the student was passing by the hallway of the college when he complained of nausea and immediately fainted.

29th June 2022
Banner
Over 24 students from Ranchi injured in a bus accident in Sikkim

The reason for the bus accident as indicated by the driver is assumed to be a brake failure but has not yet been confirmed.

28th June 2022
Banner
Landslide kills mother, 2 children in Sikkim

One of the deceased has been identified as Doma Sherpa and the two deceased minors were identified as her children.

28th June 2022
Banner
CM Tamang attends ‘Thanks Giving’ organised by Sikkim Police

CM Tamang in his speech expressed his gratitude and congratulated the 167 police personnel who were recently promoted.

28th June 2022