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Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday paid a visit to ailing monks, the most Venerable U Gunawantha Mahathero at Margherita Buddha Vihara in Assam and Venerable Wannasara Mahathero at Dibong Buddha Vihara in Assam to enquire about their well being and health.

The Arunachal Pradesh’s Deputy CM was accompanied by Parliamentary Secretary to Planning & Investment, AR & Training and Personnel Chau Zingnu Namchoom.

The 100-year-old most Venerable U Gunawantha Mahathero, popularly known all over as Munglang Bhante and 83-year-old  Venerable Wannasara Mahathero has not been keeping well for quite sometimes and has been undergoing treatment in Assam.

Deputy Chief Minister Mein spent more than 30 minutes interacting with them at their respective temples in the morning and wished them speedy recovery and prayed that they recover quickly from their illness.

The Deputy Chief Minister and Parliamentary Secretary were informed by the people who are taking care of them that both are responding well to their treatment.

Mein and Namchoom also offered prayers at the Margherita Buddha Vihara and Dibong Buddha Vihara before their departure.

Pranab Kr Das

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