Gangtok: The Gurung community of Sikkim is celebrating their New Year is known as Tamu Lochar in the Gurung language. Chief Minister PS Tamang greeted the community. ”I extend my warm greetings to
the people of Sikkim, especially the Gurung Community on the festive occasion of Tamu Lochar,” said CM PS Tamang, here today.
”It is the most important festival of the Gurung community observed on 15th day of ‘Poush’ of the Nepali calendar and marks the start of a New Year,” added CM Tamang.
”On the auspicious occasion, I wish for good health, new goals, and new achievements for everyone and pray for peace to prevail in Sikkim. May this festival bless all with good fortune and prosperity,’ said CM further.