Dzongu, Dec 17
Five tribal achievers were felicitated today at Namprikdang Namsoong festival by Tribal Research Institute, Department of Social Justice, Empowerment& Welfare on its third day of Namprikdang Namsoong festival today. The awardees were Norjang Lepcha, Kiden Bhutia from All India Radio Gangtok, Dorjee Sherpa Pinasa, JR Subba and Namgyal Lepcha.
The function was graced by MLA Kabi-Lungchok constituency, Ugen Nedup Bhutia in presence of Deputy Speaker SLA cum area MLA Dzongu, Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Zilla Adhyakshya North, Ms Namdey Lepcha, SDM Dzongu, Tshering Dorjee Bhutia and other dignitaries.
Addressing the function, the chief guest urged all the people of North Sikkim to be united work for the development of the District and state as a whole. He also added that Dzongu has been excelling in every field of development be it in up keeping the traditions and in the field of education.
Also in the function, a Lepcha book containing the information about Dzongu which is written by Namgyal Lepcha was also released by the chief guest.