Sikkim celebrated the 151st Birth Anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi with grandeur and splendor at MG Marg in a low key manner due to the ongoing COVID Pandemic. Governor of Sikkim Ganga Prasad and CM P S Tamang paid respect to the Father of the Nation by garlanding the bust of Mahatma Gandhi at M.G.Marg.
Governor Ganga Prasad graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and CM PS Tamang attended as guest of honour along with top level bureaucrats other dignitaries. The program began with Governor offering garlands on the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at MG Marg. Gandhi Jayanti is celebrated on October 2 every year to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. It is observed across states and territories in India, and is one of the officially declared national holidays.
Report by Prakash, Special Correspondent Sikkim