Namchi, 15 Aug (IPR): The ceremonial parade for the 73rd Independence Day was held in a glorious manner at Singhithang ground in Namchi today.
Hon’ble Transport Minister Shri Sanjit Kharel graced the occasion as chief guest accompanied by the spouse of Hon’ble Chief Minister Smt. Krishna Kumari Rai, DC (South), Shri Ragul K., SP (South), Shri Prawin Gurung, ADC (South), Shri Satyen K Pradhan, ASP, Smt. Anjana Silwal, SDPO (South), Shri Prakash Subba, along with officials and the local gentry.
The parade was led by PI, Mr. Ugen T. Bhutia, followed by second in command SI, Mr. Chandra Kumar Subba.
This year there are a total number of 16 platoons comprising of IRBn, Sikkim Police, Forest Department, one pipe and recorder band from Namchi Girls Senior Secondary School.
Additionally, the parade platoon also consisted of various schools in boys and girls category from the surrounding areas.