Sikkim State Foundation Day celebrated at Raj Bhawan

Ranchi: Governor CP Radhakrishnan while congratulating the residents of Sikkim on the occasion of “Sikkim State Foundation Day Celebrations” organized at Raj Bhavan said that people of different castes, religions and sects live harmoniously in the country whose languages religion, culture, customs etc are different, yet we all are one and this unity in diversity has been the cornerstone of our strength and progress.

He said that the beautiful state of Sikkim is full of natural beauty and has a rich history. The culture here is vibrant and the folk art is rich. Interacting with the people of Sikkim living in Jharkhand, the Governor said that Sikkim has made remarkable progress in various fields of development. This state has been a leader in promoting environmental protection.

Also, this state has established its own unique identity in the field of tourism. The unique effort made by this state in the field of organic agriculture has established an indelible mark on the whole world. The work done by the state in the direction of organic agriculture is highly commendable and presents an exemplary example for the rest of the country he said adding that many of his classmates in his student days were from Sikkim and had been aware of their feeling since that time that they take pride in their cultural heritage and have immense patriotism inherent in them.

He said that it is a matter of happiness that many people of Sikkim are living in the state of Jharkhand and are making significant contributions in various fields here. Nitin Madan Kulkarni, Principal Secretary to the Governor, delivered the welcome address. On this occasion, Prashanti Sharma, a student studying in BIT Mesra from Sikkim and M Rajesh Sharma, working in JAP-1, thanked the Governor for this initiative.

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