Prem Singh Tamang
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang. Image credit - Northeast Now

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) visited Enchey Monastery in East Sikkim on Sunday.

He offered prayers on behalf of the Sikkimese people for the peace and security of Sikkim.

He also interacted with the monks and assured of all possible support to the monastery.

The new Tripura CM also made a surprise visit to the Rongneck Central Jail on Sunday and took stock of situation there and also enquired about the well-being of the jail inmates.

He was welcomed by the jailer Vinod Tamang.

Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang offering prayer at Enchey Monastery. Image credit – Northeast Now
Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang offering prayer at Enchey Monastery. Image credit – Northeast Now

The CM assured of providing all possible support from the state government.

Chief Minister Tamang said his government would extend necessary help for carrying out repair of the jail and providing gym facilities.

Later in the day, the members of Sikkim Women’s Council called on the CM.

A fourteen-member delegation led by Sikkim Women’s Council president Rukmini Sharma placed major demand of making arrangement for an office premises for the organisation.

They also informed about the various activities which are being carried by the council and briefed the CM about the areas where they focus such as women empowerment and other social causes.

Sagar Chhetri

Sagar Chhetri is Northeast Now Correspondent in Gangtok. He can be reached at: sagchhetri@gmail.com

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