30th Apr 2017 10:04:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

TAWANG, Apr 30: The 6th death anniversary of former Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh late Dorjee Khandu was observed today at the Dorjee Khandu Memorial Museum here at Tawang with a school outreach programme on the theme ‘Learning History Through Museums’. Altogether 320 students from various educational institutions attended the event.

The program began with a brief account on the life of late Dorjee Khandu by one of Tawang’s most recognized public speakers, Ngawang Chota of the All India Radio, highlighting his life’s journey from being born in a humble family to how he later dedicated his life to the service of the poor. Two short films, one by local renowned filmmaker and actor Sangey Tashi, on late Khandu were also screened depicting his life’s story from working in the Intelligence Services to achieving the height of leadership in State politics.

After a brief presentation on how museums help students in understanding ancient as well as contemporary history, the students were taken on a tour of the museum by the museums’ guides; briefing them on the various achievements of late Khandu as well as taking them around in the gallery dedicated to His Holiness the Sixth Dalai Lama.

Students were later seen offering prayers and paying their homage at the cremation site of late Khandu. Earlier in the morning, lamas also offered memorial prayers at the Jangchub Choeten in the presence of family members and well wishers of Late Dorjee Khandu.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
      She is a graduate in Science with post graduation in Sociology from University of Pune. She has been in the media industry for nearly a decade. Before turning to print business, she has been associated with radio and television.
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