THE HIMALAYAN BEACON KALIMPONG NEWS BUREAU
KALIMPONG, 4TH FEBRUARY 2018: Tamang Sonam Lochar was celebrated in a gala event in Kalimpong yesterday. The event was organised by the West Bengal Tamang Development Board. A rally was first taken out in which a large number of Tamangs participated. The rally culminated at the Mela Ground where a cultural event and exhibition was organised. The event will come to an end today.
A large number of guests participated in the event. The Chief Guest was Dr. Viswanath, District Magistrate, Kalimpong District. Bharati Tamang, the President of All India Gorkha League (Bharati faction) also participated as a guest in the programme. The Chairman and Vice Chairman of various Development Boards were also invited.
A number of prominent people were felicitated during the programme. These included Nava Ratna Pradhan, Principal SUMI, Prakash Pradhan, Principal, Rockvale Academy among others.
Gala cultural shows and revelry marked the event.