27th Mar 2017 10:03:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

TAWANG, Mar 27:In his maiden visit to Lumla constituency as head of the government, Chief Minister Pema Khandu, arrived at Gorsam village on Sunday to attend the Gorsam Mela, a local religious and cultural festival.

Attending the first day of the 4-day mela, the CM paid obeisance to the pious relics preserved inside the Gorsam Chorten, a Stupa constructed in the 12th Century, which is the largest in the area with a height of over 100 feet.

The door to the relics is opened every twelve years, where thousands of devotees thronged the Stupa to gain darshan of it.

Earlier, Khandu was accorded a rousing reception by people of Zemithang in presence of Rev. Thegtse Rinpoche.

The Chief Minister was accompanied by Art and Culture Minister Dr Mohesh Chai, RWD Parliamentary Secretary Jambey Tashi, Planning Parliamentary Secretary, Zingnu Namchoom, Tawang MLA Tsering Tashi, State BJP President, Tapir Gao, Hydro Power Development Corporation of Arunachal Pradesh (HPDCAP) Chairman Tungri Effa and district BJP President Sange Choddup.

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