Namchi,19th December (IPR) : Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang and his Spouse Smt Krishna Rai graced the Pughal Parim celebrations organised by Akhil Sikkim Bhujel Sangha (ASBS) at the playground of Namphing Government Sec. School, today.
They were accompanied by Minister Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, Shri B.S. Panth, Minister Power Department, Shri M.N. Sherpa, Zilla Adkashya, Smt. Tshering Dem Bhutia, Upaadkshya (South) Shri Bhim Lhakey, Additional Political Secretary (South) Miss Anjeeta Rajalim, Chairperson Temi Tea Board Shri. Tashi Tshering Bhutia, ADC (South) Shri Satyan Pardhan and HOD’s from different line departments
The Chief Minister extended his warm greetings to the Bhujel community on this special occasion. He stated that Sikkim is not only blessed with natural beauty but also with people belonging to different cultures and traditions and it is home to several festivals, each carrying its own significance. He suggested that community festivals should also be celebrated at home so that the coming generations can learn about the traditions of their respective community. He further stated that Bhujel community is a community having their own language and as such they should come together and preserve their language and literature. He reflected that since Bhujel language is taught till class II ,it should also be implemented in higher classes in every schools of Sikkim as many other languages are taught.
Speaking during the program Minister B.S. Panth congratulated all the Bhujel Community and highlighted about various developmental projects.
The program also witnessed traditional dances, poem recitation and felicitation to Dr. Bala Ram Pandey and Dr Samar Sinha, Assistant Professor (Sikkim University) for their contribution towards conserving Bhujel Language.
Felicitation and Memento was also presented to the Chief Minister for his immense love and support towards the Bhujel Community from Akhil Sikkim Bhujel Sanga