Monday, 5 September 2011

Rai fresher’s welcome and traditional fashion show held

Pappu Mallick

GANGTOK September 4: All Sikkim College Rai fresher’s welcome and traditional Rai fashion show programme was held today here at Janta Bhawan.
The programme was organised by Akhil Kirat Rai Sangh College unit, Tadong and former Rai students.
 During the occasion MLA Bek Bahadur Rai was the chief guest.
Addressing the gathering, general secretary of All Sikkim Rai student Association Hemant Rai said that the association has been conducting social work and want to preserve culture, tradition and language of the Rai community. The association does not want to see generation gap and want to encourage the coming generation to preserve the culture, traditional and language.
Similarly, the president of All Sikkim Rai youth Wing Ashit Rai said that the association has been organizing such type of programme every year. Speaking about the role of youth, he said they will have to play vital role. He added that the State Government has also been encouraging youths by initiating different types of training programme.
                On the occasion traditional fashion show and culture programme were also performed by the Rai students, who later welcomed the freshers. (Pic & Text Pappu Mallick)