GANGTOK, October 6: The Chief Minister Pawan Chamling today announced that a ‘prayer mountain’ would be established in the State as a step towards promoting pilgrimage tourism.
Addressing a huge congregation of Christian denomination today at a festival of Joy, ‘Anand ko Utsav’ held at Guards Ground here today, Mr. Chamling said that the prayer tower would be one of the best in the country.
Organized by United Christian Welfare Society of Sikkim (UCWSS) the two days long healing and the prayer festival is being presided by brother Mohan C Lazarus, an evangelist and the prayer healer from Chennai.
The Chief Minister in his brief address added that maintaining religious harmony in the State is another factor that takes Sikkim to the forefront.
“Sikkim is one place where people freely enjoy the right to religion of their choice without any fear and suppression,” he said assuring of setting up more churches in Sikkim in the years to come. “We should always stand together in humanity and pray for Sikkim,” the Chief Minister added.
The festival also witnessed a choir singing participated by the representatives of various churches.
Martam-Rumtek MLA Menlom Lepcha, Chairman Mallika Subba and others also attended the meeting.
The State HRDD Minister NK Pradhan, the organizer said will be attending the meeting in the today as the chief guest