Hee Kengbari, December 3(IPR): The Second Tyeongsi SiriJunga Statue Foundation Day celebrated with much traditional fervor and enthusiasm at Yumang Thegu / Hee Gaon, West Sikkim, today.
Hon’ble Minister for Public Health Engineering & Water Resources, Shri Bhim Hang Limboo graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture, Horticulture, AH&VS, IPR & Printing and Stationery Departments Shri Lok Nath Sharma as the Guest of Honour. The programme was also attended by the Hon’ble Administrative Advisor Shri MP Subba, BDO Dentam BAC Shri Bijay Subba, officials, Principals, Teachers, Students and community leaders and public at large. The programme was organised by 2nd Tyeongsi Naeet Yuksing Tumdum Chumbo.
Addressing the gathering, Minister Bhim Hang Limboo informed that a delegation has appraised the state government regarding the required infrastructure for the upgradation of the Tyeongsi SiriJunga complex. He appealed entire Limboo community to cooperate and maintain unity for the smooth manifestation of various activities for the progress and development of the community members.
He urged people to have patience and faith on the present government and asked for little more time to systematize things in order which was left unsystematic by the previous government, he added. Further he stressed on cultural significance of Limboo community and advised youth artists to care and preserve for future generations.
Minister Shri Lok Nath Sharma, in his address, threw lights on vision of the State Govt under the leadership of the Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri P. S. Tamang and said that the government is putting strong efforts to preserve culture and tradition of all communities. The Government is fully committed to introduce SiriJunga circuit connecting unintroduced SiriJunga Cave of historic significance located at Reshi Khola. He also enlightened gathering to imbibe wisdom and teachings of their respective philosophers to accomplish lofty and noble deeds in our life.
Emphasizing on the importance of Agriculture, Horticulture and Animal Husbandry in our daily life Minister Sharma informed few of the encouraging initiatives and said that the state government will introduce special monthly honorarium to the Milk Producers in near future. The monthly honorarium of Rupees Three Thousand, Two thousand and Fifteen Hundred will be provided to the Milk Producer who delivers twenty five liters, fifteen liters and ten liters of Milk respectively, at their respective collection centre. Minister Sharma also underlined provision of subsidised loan and special grant for the farmers. He also spoke on the developmental activities being taken up by the state government. He also recalled the notable contributions made by then opposition in the last few years for the establishment of statue in the complex.
He also assured to address the pending works of the SiriJunga complex and to celebrate the event in more magnificent way in future period.
Earlier, Shri S.M Tamling briefed on the purpose and objective of organising the event while Shri SM Hembya Administrator of Tyeongsi SiriJunga elaborated the administrative process and functioning of the complex.
Inter School Literary contest was also organised under different categorical competition of Limboo handwriting, Limboo poem, Limboo essay.
The programme also saw traditional performances of Chyabrung competition and ethnic culture of Limboo community like Yeh-rak, Hakparey, Tam-ah-k, Khyalee, palam etc.