The grand finale of three days Namprikdang namsoong festival mela was concluded successfully at Namprikdang, Dzongu today.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri P. S. Tamang attended the State Level Namprikdang Namsoong Festival 2022, as the Chief Guest on the final day of three days long festival, today. The programme also had the presence of Deputy Speaker Sikkim Legislative Assembly Shri Sangey Lepcha, Minister Shri M.N Sherpa, MLAs, Political Secretary to HCM North, Zilla Adhyksha Mangan, Zilla Upadhyksha Mangan, Secretary’s, D.C Mangan, ADM Mangan, ADC (Dev) Mangan, ADC (Dev) Chungthang,SDMs, BDOs, Officers & Officials, Panchayats, dignitaries and local gentry
During the mela competitive activities such as tug of war and traditional performances along with exhibition of the making of the revered Lepcha hat named , traditional food and attire in various stalls and so on were on display.
The Chief Guest, HCM Shri Prem Singh Tamang in his address eulogized the dedication and effort made by everyone in order to effectively and successfully conduct a traditional mela in this age of technology and modernism. He also mentioned the importance of education and urged that the citizens to make most of the initiatives and schemes such as Mukhya Mantri Scholarship scheme and so on. He urged that the provision of services to help the people and further develop the district in sectors such as health, tourism and such be done. He also mentioned the various course of actions that could be taken collectively by everyone for the advancement of the society and urged everyone to continue working hard.
Area MLA, Shri Pintso Namgyal Lepcha welcomed the esteemed guests on behalf of the inhabitants of North District and thanked them for accepting the invitation on such a short notice. Addressing the gathering, he highlighted the significance of the occassion and it’s role in preserving the tribal traditions and culture of Lepcha community. He also mentioned series of ongoing developmental work in the district along with the numerous achievements acquired by the government for it’s people.
The winners of the folk dance competition and tug of war were accoladed with prize reward along with pork and millet beers.