Pakyong, Dec 6
MLA Gnathang Machong Constituency and Minister DT Lepcha today laid the foundation stone of Hostel Block at Karthok Gumpa in the presence of Karthok Situ Rinpoche of Bhutan at the premises of Karthok Monastery Pakyong in East Sikkim.
After laying of the foundation stone, the Minister also attended the Kagyed Cham which was organized by the Karthok Monastery, and performed by the monks of the monastery.
The Committees of the Monastery felicitated the Minister with a traditional dress and gift through the hand of the Karthok Head Lama and Karthok Situ Rinpoche Bhutan respectively.
The Minister offered prayers at the Monastery and light butter lamp.
Devotees and local public had gathered at the Monastery to witness the Kagyed Cham. Kathok Situ Rinpoche of Bhutan will be distributing Wong to all the devotees on Friday 7th December 2018.