THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 19TH DECEMBER 2017: West Bengal Lepcha Development Board is organising a programme on the eve of the 286 Birthday of last Lepcha King Gabo Ayechok on the 20th and 21st of December 2017 at Mela Ground, Kalimpong. Dorjee. T. Lepcha speaking to ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ has extended invitation to all to attend this programme. He also wished a very Happy New year (Porthak Ira) 2338 to all Lepchas.
It may be noted that from midnight yesterday the Lepcha Calender entered year 2338 and as such the West Bengal Lepcha Development Board and the Indigenous Lepcha Tribal Association has expressed all Lepchas a Very Happy New year.
The programme marking the 286 Birthday of King Gabo Ayechok is being organised by Indigenous Lepcha Tribal Association.