Sadhbhawana Sammelan starts in Siliguri

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Sadhbhawana Sammelan starts in Siliguri

GANGTOK, : The two-day Sadhbhawana Sammelan organised by Manav Uthan Sewa Samiti (MUSS) at Salugara, Siliguri commenced on Sunday. MUSS founder Satpal Maharaj inaugurated the event, a press release informs.

In his inaugural address, Satpal Maharaj urged the gathering to spread the message of harmony among the masses. He also stressed on the need to protect and promote language, literature and culture.

Satpal Maharaj spoke about his contributions towards the Nepali language recognition movement during which he had done a foot march from Siliguri to Gangtok. Nepali language got Constitutional recognition after a long struggle and hence, we must all work to advance the language further, he expressed.

After the inauguration programme, the Manav Sewa Dal members from Darjeeling, Sikkim and Dooars took part in the parade after which cultural presentations were made in Nepali, Hindi and other languages.

The evening programme had the special presence of Sikkim Chief Minister PS Golay, the release informs.

Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi