Press Release on the auspicious occasion of Holi.

Press Release on the auspicious occasion of Holi.


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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim




Continuing with the festivities of Holi, Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim Shri Ganga Prasad accompanied by his family members, celebrated Holi with the Officers and Ranks of Black Cat Division at Libing and Company Headquarters of 13Bn ITBP at Lingdum, East Sikkim on 21st March 2019.

On reaching the Headquarters of Black Cat Division, Hon’ble Governor was warmly  received by GOC Major General Ram Chander Tiwari, SM, officers and ranks. Later, Hon’ble Governor exchanged Holi greeting and colours with the officers and jawans.

On his second leg of the Holi celebrations, Hon’ble Governor reached Company Headquarters of 13Bn ITBP at Lingdum, East Sikkim. He was received by DIG Sector Headquarters Gangtok Shri K.D Dwivedi, Commandant 13Bn ITBP, Officers and ranks of ITBP among others. Following the Guard of honour, the Holi celebrations began with songs, dances and colourful festivity.


Hon’ble Governor extended Holi greetings to all officers and ranks and expressed his happiness to be among them during special occasion of Holi. He also acknowledged the selfless service and sacrifice of members of armed forces in keeping the country safe and contributing to its progress and prosperity. Keeping the country and countrymen’s safety and security as the foremost priority keeping aside all their personal and family priorities make each member of armed forces unique which actually is the highest contribution in nation building, Hon’ble Governor added.

Deputy Secretary(PR) to Governor                                                                                                                          


22ndMarch, 2019