Saturday, September 05, 2009
Chham and the final of Open Volleyball Tournament 2009 were the only two items in the day’s programme. In the volleyball tournament CLC Barfung defeated Tashiding CLC by three sets to one.
The programme was attended by Minister for Power and Cultural Heritage Sonam Gyatso Lepcha, Area MLA Barfung Mr. Sonam Gyatso, MLA Temi-Tarku Mr. BS Panth, Mr. Madan Century, MLA Zoom–Salghari and Political Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. KN Rai, among others.
In the capital, Gangtok, the celebration began with a cultural programme on Thursday evening but it was put off on Friday. “As the nation mourns the death of Andhra CM, the cultural fest is postponed”, announced Pang Lhabsol Celebration Committee (Statue of Unity) chairman, Mr. T. Lachungpa. He however distributed prizes to winners of various competitions held on the occasion.
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