Namchi, Dec 11 (IPR)
An employment mela will be conducted soon where jobs will be given to the candidates under the one family one job scheme apprised Chief Minister Pawan Chamling while addressing, the colossal congregation comprising of monks, devotees and public during the inauguration of newly built Maniram Peri Monastery at Maniram Bhanjyang on Monday.
Newly built Maniram Peri Monastery was inaugurated by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling at Maniram Bhanjyang on Monday.
Advisor Ecclesiastical Affairs Department. P.T.Bhutia, Chairman’s, Advisors and public at large were present.
Chief Minister further extended his best wishes on the completion of the Peri Monastery. He informed that Maniram Peri Monastery is one of the largest Monastery of the Tamang community in the state as well as in the country. He also declared this Monastery for the public and updated that the remaining construction of this Monastery will commence at the earliest. He also urged the public to cooperatively maintain the sacredness of this shrine. The Chief Minister also delved in brief on the teachings of Lord Buddha and advocated to follow his enlightened path and further emphasized on spirituality and said that it is one of the most important attribute that an individual can possess.
He also announced that a Tamang study centre will be set up soon which will focus on the preservation of the various aspects of the communities. A statue of PemDorji meme who is credited for with producing the first ever damphu along with an installation of the Tamang damphu which will be constructed shortly, provided the location for this can be identified soon. The CM added that the State Government will be institutionalizing the unique features of the various communities exist in the state in order to preserve the tradition and cultures. The Chief Minister also brought to light that the Limboo and Tamang seat can be provided by the central government.
Additionally, the Chief Minister said that the state government has always focused on the welfare of Tamang community, the Tamang language is being taught at school level. Beside this, Sonam Lochhar has also been declared as a state holiday in the State. The CM also encouraged the Tamang youths to be constructive in nature and also appear for various competitive exams.
He also highlighted that the State Government has established various Buddhist religious circuit namely that of Samdruptse, Tathagata Tsal and Chenrezig Singkham Riwo Potala hence, the state has become an abode of the gods.
He also informed about the range of initiatives undertaken by the State Government in health, rural development, animal husbandry and many more. He also informed that the State Government has sanctioned to construct different religious establishment for various communities in the State.
The CM further reiterated that from the upcoming jantamela, grants will be provided for the purchase of shentap for lamas and other religious attires for the religious leader belonging to various communities.
At the onset the Chief Minister offered his prayer at the main shrine and sought blessings from Khabje Mind rolling His Holiness Khochhen Rinpoche from Dehradun. Thereafter, the CM took a brief tour of the other areas of the Monastery.
During the course of the program the monks fraternity felicitated the Chief Minister for his unwavering efforts in upliftment of the State and in also assisting in developing of the Maniram Peri Monastery. The Chief Minister also felicitated Architect of the Monastery Mr. Kiran Rasaily, Advisor Ecclesiastical Affairs Department Mr. P. T.Bhutia, founding members and artisans of the Monastery.