Gyalshing, 12 Jan [IPR]: Deputy Speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly, Sangay Lepcha, inaugurated Rimbi Maghey Mela at the Sewaro Rock Garden at Rimbi, Yuksam, West Sikkim.
Mr Lepcha is also the chief patron of the Mela Organising Committee and was accompanied by ADC-West Karma L Lepcha; ADC [Dev] Milan Subba; SDM Yuksam Jimmy W. Bhutia; SDPO Sonam Wangdi along with HoDs of line departments, officials and other dignitaries.
The chief guest spoke on the importance of the festival and its significance to the Rimbi Rock Garden.
He appreciated the traditional stalls which help showcase and revive the cultural diversity of Sikkim. He urged the people to patronize the Mela and help maintain peace through the duration of the event.
Cultural programs, traditional and departmental stalls along with musical performances by various singers and bands from Nepal, Darjeeling and Sikkim are the chief attractions of Rimbi Maghey Mela this year. The Mela is scheduled to continue till 17 January.