Assembly passes private member’s resolution on Karmapa issue (Sikkim Express)

SE Report

GANGTOK. June 28: SDF MLA Bek Bahadur Rai on Saturday moved a private member’s resolution in the Assembly requesting the Union Government to allow the 17th Karmapa to visit Rumtek monastery, east district.

The resolution was welcomed by MLAs from both SDF and SKM and passed by the House unanimously.

“Our government has been very sincere in pursuing the matter in bringing the Karmapa to Rumtek monastery. It is very unfortunate that the Karmapa issue has been politicized in Sikkim time and again,” said Rai.

Opposition leader P.S. Golay also welcomed the resolution.

I welcome the resolution brought by SDF MLA B.B. Rai on bringing the Karmapa to Sikkim, said Golay.


  1. Emaho.....Time is reaching very soon to have The Master and Disciples back Together as seen in Europe lately.As a matter of fact He is always with us if we Think, Visualise and Carry on His Guidance from day to day.May You Come Very Soon to Yours Original Monastery and Help The Beings from There.Nye Yi Seam Nang Ghi Lama La Tashi Delek, Tashi Shok......

  2. As one of the deeply blessed Westerners, I spent 10 days with H.H. 16th Gyalwa Ranjung Rigpe Dorje in 1978 in Rumtek . . . this is very auspicious news . . . and May the Event be Bathed in The Light of a Thousand Rainbow Rays. Samten de Wet, Cape Town, South Africa.


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