Namchi, 20 Aug (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Mr. Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) paid his obeisance at Shree Krishna Pranami Mangaldham in Namphing Bermiok today. He was accompanied by Minister of Ecclesiastical Department, Mr. Sonam Lama, alongside Confidential Secretary to HCM, Mr. Bikash Basnett, officials, local gentry and a large number of pilgrims.
At the onset, the HCM offered his prayers and attended aarti at the main shrine.
Addressing the gathering, the HCM extended his best wishes on the month-long Shrimad Bitak Katha Puja Evum Shrimukh Vaani Paath Samaroha at the Dham. He also announced that a Shree Krishna Pranami Mandir along with Vrindavan will soon be set up at Dodak in West Sikkim.
The HCM stated that with the commencement of the new Sikkim State Government, priority is provided to make concrete positive changes for the holistic benefit of the public and the State at large. He also informed that the management committee of the Mangaldham should be headed by a strong minded individual who is not particularly politically affiliated and can steer the said committee into much needed upgradation.
Additionally, the HCM reiterated that the various communities in Sikkim has peacefully co-existed from time immemorial and that the same should be comprehended and maintained by the citizens of the State. He elucidated that the demands placed by the Mangaldham Management Committee will be looked into at the earliest.
Furthermore, the HCM urged that the Mangaldham should be made into one of the most sought after pilgrimage tourist destinations in the State.
During the course of the programme, a brief pravachan was also presented by Prachaarya Mr. Mahendra Maharaj.