Chief Minister Pema Khandu accompanied by Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and renowned Bollywood Singer, Adnan Sami landed today here to grace the closing ceremony of 3rd Buddha Mahotsava.
The guests were offered traditional welcome at the Buddha stadium. Union Minister Rathore is the Chief Guest for the closing ceremony and Adnan Sami the Guest of Honour.
Before proceeding towards the podium for formal inauguration, the guests paid visit to the traditional exhibition stalls. They also visited the traditional huts of the Bugun, Sajolang, Monpa, Sherdukpen and Sartang tribe.
To pray for the long life of the distinguished guests, the monks of the Chilipam Monastery, Rupa performed a 30-minute traditional chant.
The welcome address was delivered by Dakbom Riba, ADC, Bomdila and the vote of thanks by Dr Sonal Swaroop, DC, Bomdila.
The ceremony was also attended by Speaker TN Thongdok, Parliamentary Secretary (Health) Phurpa Tsering, Parliamentary Secretary (PHED) Kumsi Sidisow, MLA Bomdila Japu Deru and other dignitaries.
Guest Visited Traditional Food Stalls
Guests also visited the Thubchog Gatsel Ling Monastery