Northeast India’s Only English and Hindi Satellite News Channel

Sikkim CM writes letter to External Affairs Ministry

First Published: 21st March, 2018 12:32 IST

Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling today said that he has written a letter to the External Affairs ministry seeking permission for the 17th Karmapa Ogygen Trinley Dorje’s visit to Sikkim.

Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling today said that he has written a letter to the External Affairs ministry seeking permission for the 17th Karmapa Ogygen Trinley Dorje’s visit to Sikkim. He further added that the 17th Karmapa’s visit to the state would fulfill the long pending demand of the Sikkimese people and the government.

Meanwhile, Chamling has been trying to impress the Centre to allow the 17th Karmapa to visit Sikkim to grace his rightful position as the head of Rumtek monastery and a couple of monasteries in other parts of the Himalayan State.

The 17th Karmapa is the head of the 900 year old Karma Kagyu lineage `who made a dramatic escape from Tibet in 2010 and resides in a temporary home at Gyuto monastery in India.

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Lok Sabha Polls-Tripura: Solution of every problem of tribals can be found in Tiprasa Accord, Amit Shah reassures

Home Minister Amit Shah said, "I want to tell you that the Government of India's another core priority is the welfare of the tribal areas."

15th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha polls- Mizoram: We are fully geared up, says DGP Anil Shukla

DGP Shukla assured that preparations are being made as per Security Deployment Manual of the Election Commission of India (ECI)

15th April 2024
Banner
Sikkim elections: SDF accuses SKM of violating MCC by distributing money to students

The SDF has urged the State Election Commission to investigate this matter promptly to ensure fair and fair elections in Sikkim

15th April 2024
Banner
Sikkim: Primula Bhandari, daughter of former Sikkim CM Nar Bahadur Bhandari joins BJP

Primula Bhandari has extended support to BJP state president DR Thapa's leadership and party candidate for Arithang assembly constituency, Udai Gurung.

15th April 2024
Banner
Lok Sabha polls: No one will be allowed to divide Manipur, Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s big message

Amit Shah feels that the ensuing Lok Sabha election is a fight against divisive forces and affirmed that no one will be allowed to divide Manipur.

15th April 2024