Gangtok, Dec 26 (IPR)
Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Services Lok Nath Sharma celebrated the Christmas festival with the inmates of Mayalmu Shelter Home along with the family members, this morning.
He extended his warm greetings and best wishes of the Christmas festival to the family members of Mayalmu Shelter Home and presented warm blankets to each individual members and also handed over fooding items.
Minister, in his Christmas message, enlightened the wisdom and teachings of Lord Jesus on the lofty and noble deeds to extend love, kind and compassion to the needy and poor people. In fact, the festival of Christmas educates us to celebrate with service to humanity as one family that fills everyone with immortal joy of internal peace and happiness, he stated. He also drew lights on the importance of giving by forgiving to make ourselves free from hurt and resentment, remembering that God sent Christ, his Son, to us so that we may be forgiven. Minister expressed his happiness on extending Christmas gift to the needy inmates of Mayalmu Shelter Home together with his family members and wished everyone a Merry Christmas.
He also applauded the remarkable contributions made by the President, Mayalmu Shelter Home Shri Dew Bir Gurung along with his committee members including Vice President Nirmal Manger, General Secretary Shri Rajesh Rai, Treasurer Shri Chodak Bhutia and all associates members.
In the beginning Mayalmu family members took joy of cake cutting ceremony.