Namchi, July 2
A day long co-ordination cum preparatory meeting for the celebrations of upcoming Bhanu Jayanti and Rankey Mela, 2019 was held at the conference hall of DAC, Namchi today.
The meeting chaired by District Collector (South) Mr Ragul K, also had the presence of SP(South) Mr. Prawin Gurung, ADC Mr. Satyen Pradhan, SDM (HQ) Mr. Hemant Rai, along side HoDs, officials from line departments, stake holders, business communities and local gentry.
The aim of the meeting was to discuss the overall arrangements with regard to the celebrations of Bhanu Jayanti which falls on 13th July and Rankey Mela which is scheduled to be held on 17th of July respectively. The meeting had a detailed deliberations on the roles and responsibilities allocated to concerned departments, and other commitees.
Addressing the gathering, DC South Mr Ragul K. informed about the direction of the State Government in organising of the Rankeymela in a vibrant manner involving people from all walks of life. The venue for this mela will be at DAC road leading to Namchi bazar. Outlining in detail, DC also highlighted the responsibilities of various committees set up for both the celebrations.
Additionally, he also issued directives for effective partaking from all line departments involving students to participate in the various events which forms a part of the Bhanu Jayanti celebration. He also elucidated on distribution of various awards to be conferred on the Bhanu Jayanti celebration in coordination with Dakshin Sikkim Sahitya Sammellan.
SP South Mr. Prawin Gurung urged the attendees to diligently maintain the law and order alongwith a peaceful participation from all walks of life during the festivity.
Various suggestions and proposals were also sought to ensure qualitative and beffiting celebrations of both the events in the district.