Rainbow Pride Walk by Ringhim Nampatam Children’s Parliament

Mangan, 01 Jun (IPR):The Village Level Children's Parliament of Ringhim Nampatam GPU observes the 1st day of Pride Month, 2022.

A rally, “Rainbow Pride Walk” was conducted today from North Sikkim Academy Mangan Bazaar to DAC,Pentok.

District Level Children's Parliament, Tenzing Lachenpa informed the objective behind the Pride Walk, that "as children and as the future generation, all prejudices and discrimination should be erased from our minds so that we may grow into a society where everyone is equal and everyone enjoys their right to life under article 21 of the Constitution of India".

TheMinister of Gender Equality,Sonam Lachungpa, stated that everyone,irrespective of gender, should be given equal status and equal treatment in the society. All the Child Parliamentarians today were standing up for equal rights for all.

It may be noted here that The Village Level Children's Parliament is a forum, facilitated by the District Child Protection Unit, Mangan District, to ensure the Children's Right to participation which is one of the 4 pillars of United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which India is a signatory.