Gyalshing, 13th January 2021(IPR): A preparatory meeting for the Republic Day celebration was convened by District Magistrate, West, Mr. Karma R. Bonpo with all the Heads of the department & officials of West District today at the conference hall of West District Zilla Panchayat, Kyongsha.
The main functions will be held at the premises of District Administration Centre, Rabdentse. Keeping in view of the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Republic day will be celebrated in a distinct manner as per the guidelines and advisory.
Mr. Bonpo said that while organizing various programmes and activities in the District, it is imperative to follow certain preventive measures such as maintaining social distancing, wearing masks, proper sanitization, avoiding large congregations etc.
Only limited programmes will be performed which includes unfurling of the National flag, playing of National Anthem and presentation of Guard of honour by the Sikkim police. Cultural show and patriotic song will be presented by school students and the celebration will also witness felicitation to the frontline workers and best employee of the departments.
DC assigned various responsibilities to departments and instructed the concerned HODs to undertake the responsibilities efficiently.