Sakewa celebrated in grand manner at Chemchey in South Sikkim

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Wrong or negative attitude towards religion will have adverse affects in the society: CM Chamling

Namchi, May 15, 2012:

Chief Minister Pawan Chamling while addressing the people who had gathered to celebrate Sakewa the annual festival of Rai community at Chemchey, Namchi, South Sikkim said that the wrong or negative attitude towards religion will have adverse affects in the society. Sikkim till date has been peaceful and it is the prior responsibility of the people to uphold peace in future. Religion is to be looked as medicine not as a poison said CM Chamling and one should have respect towards other religion.

CM Chamling emphasized on unity in diversity, brotherhood and humanity. Commenting on politics in religion he said that religion is so pure and above all, and must not be brought into politics. Giving the example of the dignity of  labour, CM Chamling urged the gathering to copy positive and good things from the western countries.


Later on the day, CM Chamling also inaugurated newly made Sakungkhawa Mangkhim atop Chemchey.

The occasion had the presence of Ministers, MLAs, Chairpersons and public. It was also learnt that hundreds of people flock to Chemchey from Darjeeling, Kalimpong to witness the occasion.

Later on the day Jitendra Rai and his team from Nepal lured the gathering by their special performances. Sili was also performed on the day.

Sikkim Mail



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