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Tawang Festival ends with colourful note

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 May 2015 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, May 4: The three-day Tawang Festival concluded at Tawang, bordering Chi, on Sunday to the beats of traditiol music and soul soothing Buddhist hymns with Chief Minister bam Tuki gracing the occasion.

Tuki hailed the people of the border district for keeping the tradition of peace and hospitality alive making the district one of the best sought after destition for tourists, an official communiqué said here today. Assuring that the government would leave no stone unturned for development of the district he appealed all to cooperate with the government in its initiatives. He cited the ongoing hydro power project of the NHPC and said that once the project is implemented Tawang district would witness unprecedented development including 24x7 electricity and employment to the youths.

Also present on the occasion were Cabinet Ministers Chow Mein and Pema Khandu, Parliamentary Secretaries Karya Bagang, Bamang Felix, Jambey Tashi and Phurpa Tsering and MLAs Dikto Yekar, Pani Taram and Tirong Aboh.

Earlier on the day, the chief minister conducted a review meeting of the preparations for the upcoming visit of the Dalai Lama Tawang scheduled from November 16 to 26 next.

He first visited the Tawang Mostery and expressed satisfaction at the renovation work being conducted in the area around the living chamber of His Holiness and the installation of the lift. He advised the renovation committee to ensure that the works are completed a month before the scheduled visit of his holiness.

The chief minister thereafter visited Yid-Ga-Chos-Zin complex near the government higher secondary school which has been desigted as the location where His Holiness will be delivering his teachings and sermons to the public.

Tuki advised the executing agencies to complete the repair and maintence of the road to the ground at the earliest and also to make the stadium complex ready in time so that the public and devotees are able to see the blessings of his holiness without facing any inconvenience.

The chief minister assured the full support and commitment of the state government to make the visit of his holiness to Tawang and Aruchal Pradesh a grand success, the communiqué added.

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