Gangtok, 15 Feb:
Gangtok MLA, Pintso Chopel Lepcha, today inaugurated the development of Tsuklakhang Palace complex, in the presence of Princess Hope Leezum Namgyal, and Gangtok Mayor Shakti Singh Chaudhary.
Managing Trustee of Tshuklakhang Trust, KN Bhutia, on behalf of the trust, conveyed sincere gratitude towards the State Government for sanctioning the project and thanked the government for the repair of the palace and protection works undertaken in the complex as part of the project.
UD&HD officials inform that the project is on the verge of completion, with work having begun in 2016 under UD&HD with part of the project components also coming under the Smart City mission.
The Gangtok MLA welcomed the development as an important moment for everyone since the Palace was an integral part of Sikkimese history and identity.