Fifth KMY batch completes pilgrimage successfully
Gangtok, 26 Jul:
The fifth batch of KailashMansarovarYatra 2018 has successfully completed the pilgrimage and reached Gangtok on 25 Jul.
Sikkim Tourism Development Corporation [STDC] organised a special felicitation programme in honour of the KMY pilgrims on their arrival at a local hotel in Gangtok.
The function had the presence of Secretary, Sports & Youth Affairs Department, Shankar DeoDhalk, as chief guest accompanied by Chief Executive Officer, STDC, SumanThapa.
The chief guest congratulated all the yatris for successfully completing the KailashMansarovar pilgrimage.The yatris were also felicitated and honoured with a memento.
The function also featured cultural performances presented byTapashree Dance Academy of Arithang, Gangtok.
It may be mentioned here, the fifth batch of the KMY included 40 pilgrims along with two Liaison Officers. The sixth and seventh batchesare covering their pilgrimage while the eighth batch will be arriving in Gangtok this evening.