Golgi Bote Talom Rukbo is the father of Donyi-Poloism religion of the Tani and other Tibeto-Burman people of Arunachal
The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) unveiled the 20 ft high statue of Golgi Bote Late Talom Rukbo, the ‘Guru’ of Indigenous Faiths of the State on the occasion of the 3-day Guru Diwas celebration, organised by Indigenous Faiths of the State, at Pasighat, East Siang District on 5th October 2018.
Addressing a mammoth gathering, the Governor called upon the people to carry forward the work of Late Talom Rukbo to perceive the philosophy of indigenous faiths and preserve, protect, and progress it. Late Rukbo’s ideas were full of humanism, amity and open mindedness, he said.
Paying his respect to Late Talom Rukbo, the founder of Indigenous faiths movement in the State, the Governor said that Late Rukbo was the Light of Arunachal Pradesh
The Governor said that in the best traditions of the Indigenous faiths great onus thus lies on the faith believers to promote all-round amity, cooperation and coexistence in the State. He advised the people to welcome those members of the communities who have distanced themselves. The Governor emphasised that they have also the responsibility to safeguard the rich cultural values of the tribes of the entire State,.
The Governor suggested the people to develop their own script to propagate their indigenous cultural heritage, traditions and customs.
Indigenous Faith and Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh (IFCSAP) Secretary Shri Bai Taba also spoke on the occasion.