Gyalshing, Jan 13 (IPR):
The Deputy Speaker SLA, Sangay Lepcha attended the inaugural ceremony of the Rimbi Maghey Mela 2020 as the Chief Guest and inaugurated the Rimbi Maghey Mela at the Sewaro Rock Garden Rimbi, Yuksam, West Sikkim on Sunday. The Chief Guest-cum-Chief Patron of the Mela Committee, Shri. Sangay Lepcha was accompanied by Shri. Karma L. Lepcha, ADC West; Shri. Milan Subba, ADC (Dev.) Gyalshing; Shri. Jimmy W. Bhutia, SDM Yuksam; Sonam Wangdi, SDPO Gyalshing along with HoDs of Line Departments, Officials and other dignitaries.
Sangay Lepcha in his address spoke about the importance of the festival ‘Maghe Sankranti’ and its significance to the Rimbi Rock Garden. He congratulated the committee for their commendable job on organizing the mega event and wished them the very best for the remaining 5 days event.
He also appreciated the traditional stalls which help to showcase and revive the cultural diversity of Sikkim. He urged the public to enjoy the festival wholeheartedly and to maintain peaceful atmosphere during the 6 days long event.
Cultural programs, Traditional and Departmental stalls along with musical program by various singers and bands of Nepal, Darjeeling and Sikkim are the chief attractions of the Rimbi Maghey Mela 2020. The Rimbi Maghey Mela will conclude on 17th January, 2020.