Speaker inaugurated Residence for Rinpoches ‘Zimchung’
13 Oct, Namchi: SLA Speaker cum Area MLA Poklok Kamrang Mr. K.N Rai inaugurated the ‘Zimchung’, the residence for the visiting Rinpoches to the Samdruptse Guru Rinpoche statue and launched the Samdruptse website at Samdruptse, Namchi today. Present on the occasion were Namchi Dumse Rimpoche, DC (South) Mr. Raj Yadav, ADC (South) Mr. Karma Bonpo, SP (South) Mr. Tashi Wangyal, SDM (Hq) Mr. Ragul. K, SDM (Namchi) Mr. B.C Rai amidst other Government officials, religious members and members of Vazraguru Dhongdrup Puja Committee.
SDM (Hq) Mr. Ragul. K informed the attendees about the varied developmental setups in the vicinity inorder to enhance the place to make it fit for organizing large scale religious events as well as attract large tourist inflow in the site of worship. He highlighted the allied facilities set-up in ‘Zimchung’ such as the installation of CCTv, battery operated vehicle service particularly for tourists, extension of WiFi network to Samdruptse, arrangement of Samdruptse website for easier access, cafeteria and guest house provision. The SDM updated that the ‘Zimchung’ has been constructed with the generous support of the Government and contribution from the local devotees. In addition, the construction process of the ‘Zimchung’ was overseen by the Puja Organising Committee on voluntary basis.
SLA Speaker Mr. K. N Rai took a brief tour of the area where he took stock of the developmental activities underway. During this visit, he also interacted with the members of the Vazraguru Dhongdrup Puja Committee and the religious members of the congregation.
It may be mentioned here that the WiFi network has been set-up by Manoj Rai of NIC, Department. The department has already undertaken the same in locations such as Char Dham and Kamrang College.
The Puja this year will be graced by H.H. Taklung Tsetrul Rinpoche from Shimla and is the head of the Nyingmapa Sect of Buddhism. The puja will conclude on 20th October 2015, with a lifelong Tsewang initiation from HH Talung Tsetrul Rinpoche.