Gangtok, 31 Oct
Tibetan Youth Club, Gangtok has contributed an amount of Rs 1, 13, 000 [One Lakh Thirteen Thousand rupees] symbolising His Holiness’ affirmation to live for at least 113 years to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Sikkim for the affected people of Tsong, Yuksam in West Sikkim. The amount was handed over to the Education Minister, Kunga Nima Lepcha on Tuesday.
It is informed that TYC raised this amount from a fund raising raffle in collaboration with Tashi Delek Kyiduk and also contributed by some donors. During the 34th Kalachakra initiations His Holiness the Dalai Lama affirmed to live for atleast 113 years and take rebirth to continue to serve humanity, it is informed.
TYC publicity secretary, Kunga Choepal expressed his gratitude to all good Samaritans who purchased raffle tickets, who in a way did a great humanitarian deed by directly or indirectly helping the needy people of Tsong.