Mangan, Jan 14
The third day of the traditional Maghey Mela at Mangshilla North Sikkim today was graced by Dr. KT Bhutia, Addl Director, Animal Husbandry Department as a chief guest in presence of BB Subba, Joint Director Animal Husbandry Department and Karma Z Bhutia, DE Power Dept North, Ongdup Bhutia, Zilla member Namok Swayem as special guests.
The function started with the welcome address delivered by Ram Bahadur Limboo, President Organising Committee. The Joint Director, BB Subba highlighted about the history of Maghey Mela and Makar Sankranti.
The chief guest in his speech said urged that such kind of traditional festival should be celebrated annually and also extended his best wishes to the people. He further said that Mangshilla GPU is doing well in dairy farming and urged the people to involve more for the livelihood.
A colourful traditional culture programmes were presented in the function. Also present in the function were panchayat members, officials and the general public. The function winded up with the vote of thanks delivered by Zomin Limbu, Zilla member, Mangshilla-Tibuk GPU.
The Mela will be held till 15 January. The Mela features various cultural programs, stalls of Sikkimese ethnic groups and organic products.