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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

1st International Flower Show concludes


Sikkim has earned its title as a flower State: Governor

SARAMSA, March 16:
The historic three-day long International Flower Festival concluded with the award giving ceremony here today.
Governor Sudarshan Agarwal attended the ceremony along with the Chief Minister Pawan Chamling and other dignitaries.
While placing his valedictory address, the Governor said, “Sikkim has earned its title as a flower State and has remarkably set itself in the map of floriculture worldwide.” He further said, “This flower festival proved to be a historic event for the state of Sikkim whereby the State received appreciation and praises from visitors from around the globe.”
He apprised that the flower show encapsulated with seminars, buyer-seller meet and held for the first time in Sikkim provided an ample opportunity for the farmers and growers to comprehend floriculture in broader terms.
Congratulating the State Government for its effort in organising the flower show, Governor Agarwal informed that the State now carries a tremendous potential to excel in terms of floriculture business in the near future.
The Governor released a national cover of cymbidium. He also handed over prizes for the winners in various competitions.
Meanwhile, the convener of the festival KC Pradhan in his address informed that all the workshops and technical sessions proved to be fruitful with a number of valuable ideas exchanged between the growers.
Earlier, the Secretary of the State Agriculture and Horticulture Department R Telang said “the festival turned out be a huge success as more than one lakh people visited the Flower show,” adding the Ministry of Agriculture has played an instrumental role towards the success of the festival.
Later in the evening, renowned flutist Pundit Hari Prasad Chaursia mesmerized the audience with his influential flute music.
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