Press Release
Raj Bhavan: Gangtok
Date: 16/5/2023
Sikkim’s 48th establishment day was observed grandly in different states of the country with the concept of “One India Shrestha India”.
It was organized in Sikkim at Chintan Bhavan where the Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Laxman Prasad Acharya was present as chief guest. Honorable Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Prem Singh Tamang was also present in today’s program.
In his address, the Governor said that Sikkim has developed unprecedented development in the democratic system in social, economic, cultural, infrastructure sectors etc and in itself is an exemplary state which has strengthened democracy.
In this context, Sikkim State Day was celebrated in the presence of Hon’ble Governor Shri Acharya Devvratji and Chief Minister Shri Bhundrabhai Patel in Raj Bhavan of Gujarat.
Governor Shri Acharya Devvratji said on this occasion that there are many languages and cultures in India. Eating is also different, but the concept of ‘One India’ is strengthening the unity and integrity of the nation. He said that the Sikkim state joined India on 16 May 1975 and is the smallest and most beloved state in the country. A small person in the family gets special importance similarly Sikkim is also a state of distinct importance in India. On this occasion, a movie was also watched by great people in Sikkim. Governor Shri Acharya Devvratji honored the representative of Sikkim artists.
In the same link, Sikkim Day was celebrated pompously in West Bengal’s Rajbhavan, Calcutta and Assam, Guwahati, and Arunachal Pradesh.
Similarly, a special program dedicated to Sikkim with the theme ‘Celebration of Sikkim’ was organized at the New Moti Bagh Amphitheater of the National Capital South Delhi.
During this time, the citizens of Sikkim residing in different provinces were invited to Rajbhavan and cultural exchange was also greeted.
Sikkim State Day observation in every corner of the country has succeeded in defining the concept of “Ek India Shrestha Bharat”.

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