Yangang: April 20, 2012
Chief Minister Pawan Chamling inaugurated a newly built Saat Kanya Kalika Devi Mandir at upper Yangang, South Sikkim on April 18, 2012 and also offered prayers in the newly built Mandir after inauguration.
Later, the CM also attended the final day of the 6 days Shrimad Bhagwat Gyan Yagya which was organized in Yangang from April 13, as the Chief Guest along with the area MLA, C.B Karki as the Guest of Honour.
Speaking on the occasion the Chief Guest appealed to the people to replicate the words of wisdom and the spiritual knowledge imparted by the Guru Rohit Raj Maharaj in their lives and live a spiritually satisfied life. To be exultant and contented, people should always be selfless and free from the maze of desire, people who are free from greed and aspiration are the ones who are rich and prosperous in real sense, he added.
Further, he stated that the path of truth which all the religions and gurus advocate to follow is not an easy path to pursue, but the ones who take up the track of truth will be successful and thriving in the long run, to accept the truth and to follow it is the real religion and being religious in true sense. We have worked earnestly and tirelessly for the people of Sikkim to make them socially, spiritually and economically potent lot and my duty and my religion is to at least fulfill their basic needs and requirements and to see them happy and fulfilled, underlined the CM.
Addressing the students who were present during the occasion in numbers, Chamling advised them to take responsibility in building and taking the State of Sikkim towards the path of progress and prosperity, as they are the future of Sikkim. Lastly, urged them never to compromise on the principles of truth and always go after it, no matter what the situation or circumstances maybe.
Earlier during the function the CM was offered shawl and souvenir by Rohit Raj Maharaj. During this 6 days Bhagwat Gyan Yagya, Rohit Raj Maharaj has become the only person to have recited 108 Bhagwat katha in the history of Sikkim.