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Relay Hunger Strike Complete One Year

GANGTOK: The relay hunger strike by monks under The Denjong Lhadey banner completed one full year today (June 10) with their demand for early visit of 17th Karmapa to Sikkim still unrealised.

The monks had sat on their relay hunger strike on July 10, 2015 here at BL House, Tibet Road demanding the Karmapa is allowed to visit and bless Sikkim at the earliest.
“We will continue with our relay hunger strike. If no proper solution is made by end of this month, the monks are ready to go to any extent,” said the monks.


TST Reporter

Gangtok, July 10: The opposition Party SKM MLA Kunga Nima Lepcha, Sangha MLA Sonam Lama and party workers as well as former Minister & social worker T Lachungpa visit at BL house today on the completion of one year of the Indefinite Relay Hunger Strike by the monks from various monasteries of Sikkim at BL House in Gangtok.

The indefinite Relay Hunger Strike started by monks from state of Sikkim at BL house, Gangtok attains One year (365) days seeking early permission to HH the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa Ogyen Trinley Dorjee to visit and bless Sikkim which was started from on 10th of July, 2016.

The monks are from various Monasteries who are still in Relay Hunger Strike past 365 days to Demanding Karmapa Visit in Sikkim earlier was hosting a Black Flag and tie Black Ribbon.

After the short program The Denzong Lhadey Coordinator Chewang Lama accompanied by other monks meet with the Chief Secretary A.K. Shrivastava at his office, Manan Kendra and submitted a Memorandum on the same day the monks body also submitted a Memorandum to the Governor of Sikkim at Raj Bhavan in Gangtok.


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