Honorable Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad today flagged in Frontier Level Mountaineering Expedition Vijay 2018 organised by Indo Tibetan Border Police at New Raj Bhavan.

Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad today flagged in Frontier Level Mountaineering Expedition ‘Vijay 2018’ organised by Indo Tibetan Border Police at New Raj Bhavan.

 

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad today flagged in Frontier Level Mountaineering Expedition ‘Vijay 2018’ organised by Indo Tibetan Border Police at a special ceremony held at New Raj Bhavan. Dy. Inspector General, Sector Headquarter, ITBP Gangtok Shri K.D Dwivedi, Commandant 13th Bn ITBP Shri Anil Kumar Phool, Dy. Commandant and team leader of the expedition Shri Parikshit Shah, officers of Raj Bhavan, team members of expedition and other officials of ITBP were present on the occasion.

It may be mentioned that a special mountaineering team of ITBP had recently scaled a virgin peak of 6270 meter altitude in North Sikkim.

            Hon’ble Governor while addressing the team members of the expedition, lauded their achievement and said that adventure and sports add purpose to life of every individual and helps one set goals. Such adventure will greatly benefit the personnel’s self-confidence and builds trust and team spirit. Sportsman spirit helps everyone to overcome anxiety, stress and helps face ups and downs in our life with positive  spirit. This is the reason why adventures, sports and games are made integral part of career in Armed Forces,  Hon’ble Governor added. 

Hon’ble Governor while mentioning about the sacrifices of ITBP to safeguard our motherland bracing extreme conditions along Indo China border,also acknowledged their bravery and spirit of patriotism. Hon’ble Governor also underlined Sikkimese way of living in harmony with nature and expressed the pleasure that ITBP personnel posted in Sikkim have also imbibed this way of life. He also extended good wishes for their future expeditions and camps.

Deputy Secretary (PR) to Governor

                                                                                                                  

SKM/GOV/DS(PR)/2018/91                     

12thOctober, 2018