Mangan, Jan 16
The organising committee of Maghey Mela, Mangshilla North Sikkim felicitated MP Rajya Sabha, Hishey Lachungpa and former area MLA Dzongu, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha today on the auspicious occasion of Makar Sankranti at Mangshilla. The final day of the festival today was graced by MP Rajya as a chief guest in presence of former MLA Dzongu, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha and area MLA Dzongu, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha.
The area MLA Dzongu, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha said that such festival should be organised with mega event and further extended his best wishes to the people for the new year. He also said that the Mangshilla Tibuk GPU is coming out with the infrastructure like public ground and botanical garden for which he had already submitted the memorandum to central Minister, Kiren Rejiju.
Former area MLA, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha while addressing the function said that there has been a massive development in the area of Mangshilla and appealed all the people to be united for the development. He further appealed the law enforcement personnel for strict law and order maintain peace in North Sikkim.
The chief guest in his speech said that Manghim at Mangshilla is one of the oldest infrastructure being developed by the erstwhile government. Election comes and go but we should not be divided among ourselves, he stated. The MP further added that the government officials should not treat the people step motherly in terms of nepotism and favoritism as genuine and needy should always be given priority.
A colourful culture programmes were presented by the different dance troops.
Ram Bahadur Limboo, President Celebration Committee extended gratitude tovallvthe well wishers on behalf of the committee members for making the festival a grand success.
Also present in the function were Up Adhakshya North, Theney Bhutia, ASP North, Mahendra Subba, Zilla and panchayat members and the general public.
The function winded up with the vote of thanks delivered by Zomin Limboo, Zilla member.