Gyalshing, 13th December ’19 (IPR): The first preparatory meeting for 7th Kanchendzongkha winter Tourism Festival , State Level Tamu Lochar Celebration and Christmas Celebration 2019 was held at the Conference Hall of Norbu Gang Resort, Pelling under the Chairmanship of Minister PHE & Irrigation-cum – Area MLA, Shr. Bhim Hang Subba.
PHE Minister Shri. Bhim Hang Subba and SBS Chairman, Shri. D. B. Gurung is the Chief Patron and Shri. Karma R. Bonpo, IAS, District Collector(W) and Shri. Tenzing L. Lepcha, IPS, SP(W) are the Patron of the above mentioned celebration organizing committee.
Shri. Bonpo, DC,West assured to provide every possible help from the District Administration and directed all departments to participate with full enthusiasm and support to make the event a grant success.
Shri. Keshap Pradhan, General Secretary of the Organizing committee, briefed about the event and called for appropriate suggestions and opinions for the celebration scheduled to be held from December 25th to 31st at Pelling Ground.
Shri. Laxuman Gurung, President of the Tamu association elaborated the plan of various activities to be carried out during Tamu Lochar celebration. He also requested for setting up the extra stalls particularly to showcase the typical Gurung traditions. He also kept his valuable suggestions on funds generating process and the management process.
As per the agenda, the meeting discussed issues such as tentative expenditure and participation of Government departments for various activities proposed for the celebration.
The meeting had the presence and participation of Heads of Departments, Pelling Tourism Development Association, representatives of Tamu Association, Organizing Committee and the local gentry.