Dzongu, Dec 14
The second day of the Namprikdang Namsoong festival cum State Level Tribal festival-2018 was graced by Forest Minister, Tshering Wangdi Lepcha in presence of Deputy Speaker cum area MLA Dzongu, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Chairman SNT, Pintso Namgyal Lepcha, DC North, Karma R Bonpo, Sr. SP North, Kunzang Dorjee Sangdarpa, DFO Territorial North, James Soaring Lepcha and other officials and panchayat members. The festival is organised by Tribal Research Institute, Department of Social Justice, Empowerment& Welfare in collaboration with Namprikdang Namsoong Celebration Committee.
Addressing the function, the chief guest said that Monsoolong statue will be the identity of Dzongu which is boon for tourism. He also said that people should not believe in rumour spread by the opposition party slating the impossiblity of one family one job scheme announced by the chief minister.
The function winded up with the vote of thanks delivered by Samten Lepcha, General Secretary, Organising Committee. The chief guest and other guests also made visit of stalls put up.
The annual festival has traditional food stalls, display of organic produces and tribal products and equipment, photo exhibition, cultural programme and many more.