Parliamentarian Dhondup Tashi concludes official visit to Gangtok

Mr. Hishey Lachungpa, MP of Rajya Sabha, in the middle

Gangtok: Concurring with the Tibetan parliamentary visitation in northeast India, parliamentarian Dhondup Tashi has successfully concluded his official visit to Gangtok and areas under the jurisdiction of the Gangtok Tibetan Settlement Office from 27th Oct to 1st Nov 2022. On 30th Oct, the parliamentarian paid a courtesy visit to Mr. Hishey Lachungpa, MP of Rajya Sabha, and extended his gratitude for the assistance provided by the state government to Tibetans living in Sikkim. He apprised the MP of the Washington Declaration adopted at the 8th World Parliamentarians Convention on Tibet and urged his contribution in seeking the conferment of Bharat Ratna on His Holiness the Dalai Lama.  Shri Lachungpa informed that His Holiness the Dalai Lama is revered with the highest devotion by Tibetan and Sikkimese people alike, especially by the MP himself who had earlier tried hard and will continue to do until His Holiness the Dalai Lama is conferred with the Bharat Ratna. The MP further mentioned that he had attended many Tibetan occasions including His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s birthday celebration in Gangtok and spoke on the importance of taking part in such occasions by the Tibetan community.

On 1st November, the parliamentarian paid a courtesy call on Mr. Arun Kumar Upreti, Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly, briefing him too on the grim situation inside Tibet.

With Mr. Arun Kumar Upreti, Speaker of Sikkim Legislative Assembly

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