Cine Star Uttam Pradhan along with six others felicitated
SINGTAM, AUGUST 17: PD Rai, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, Government of Sikkim took salute of the march past as Sakyong Chisopani JHS joined with rest of India to celebrate the nation’s 69th Independence Day. The day long programs had felicitation ceremony, inter- school cultural and rural and athletics competitions, kho-kho match and Open Football final.
PD Rai, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha was the Chief Guest on the occasion while other distinguished guests present on the occasion were Bhim Thatal, Director Primary Education, HRDD, Gangtok, Thupden Bhutia, Assistant Director, HRDD, Khamdong GVK, Dipendra Gurung, HRDD, Khamdong GVK, Sunita Dahal, Headmistress, Burung JHS, Nirmal Cintury, Zilla Panchayat member, Panchayat members of Sirwani- Chisopani GPU and others.
Seven personalities were honoured for their service towards society and being an inspiration to others. Those personalities included; Uttam Pradhan, Chairman Film and Culture Board, Bimal Lamichaney, Panchayat President, Sirwani Chisopani GPU, Sonam W Bhutia, Officer In Charge, Police Station, Singtam, CM Tiwari, Divisional Engineer, Toppakhani, KB Chettri, Principal, Singtam SSS, Pawan Subba, Range Officer, Forest Department, Singtam and Arjun Chettri, Headmaster, Rikape Primary School, South Sikkim.
Mahesh Dahal, Headmaster of the school gave the welcome speech where he read out about the importance of the day. Speaking on the occasion, Chief Guest spoked about the involvement of the students in all round development. The Chief Guest also visited the exhibition hall at the school where stamps and bank notes along with model making activities of students were displayed.
Inter-school patriotic dance competition had Burung JHS as the winner followed by Sakyong Chisopani JHS and Rising Sun Academy as 1st Runner-Up and 2nd Runner- Up. Students from different schools participated at rural sports and athletics and won medals in the competition. Kho-Kho exhibition match for boys and girls category was highly appreciated by the crowds. Sakyong Chisopani JHS boys and girls won both the categories defeating Sonamati SSS, Khamdong and Singlebong JHS respectively. Prizes for the Culture, Kho-Kho and athletics event was sponsored by Lt. SN Pradhan family, Rongli, LP Chettri, Shantinagar and Pervez Ansari, New Mobile Care, Singtam. Manu Hang Khewa and Preeyanka Tamang was the host of the day.
The participation schools included: Sonamati SSS, Singtam SSS, Singlebong JHS, Burung JHS, Rising Sun Academy, King George Academy, Rikape Primary School and Sakyong CHisopani JHS.