RALLY FOR KARMAPA - Sikkim Express


Sikkim Express
11 July, 2016

Images of the rally held in Gangtok on Sunday by monks and devotees requesting the Union government to permit 17th Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee to visit and bless Sikkim. The rally commenced at around 10 am from BL House, Tibet Road an took a round of the town via Nam Nam, Deorali and Zero point before concluding at BL House.

The rally organised by Denjong Monasteries Chogchen was to seek early Sikkim visit of the Karmapa which has been a long pending demand from Sikkim.

The Rally also saw participation of Sangha MLA Sonam Lama, Shyari MLA Kunga Nima Lepcha, former Chief Minister Nar Bahadur Bhandari and others.

A SKM release informs that SKM president P.S. Golay could not participate in the rally as he is in Delhi for medical treatment. He has extended his good wishes to the organisers and those who participated in the rally, the SKM release mentions.

Golay has said the SKM is always in support of this demand, said the SKM adding that it has raised the Karmapa demand in Centre. (Text: Dichen Ongmu / Pics: Wang Chen)


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