Inclement weather forces Vice Prez to postpone Sikkim visit

Summit Report

Gangtok, 19 Oct:

The furious rainfall by the monsoon in retreat and weather warning backed by persistent bad weather has led to the postponement of the Sikkim visit by the Vice President of India.

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, it may be recalled, was scheduled to arrive in the State on 20 Oct and inaugurate Bhaichung Stadium in Namchi.

An update from Secretary, Sports & Youth Affairs Department, Raju Basnet, informs that the inauguration has been rescheduled for 22 October.

This new date, he informs, has been confirmed by the Vice President’s Office.