Sikkim governor confers degrees at 1st convocation of Khangchendzonga State University

Governor of Sikkim, Lakshman Prasad Acharya conferred degrees to students at 1st Convocation of Khangchendzonga State University, Sikkim.

The governor gave away gold, silver and bronze medals and certificates. He was joined by speaker, Sikkim Legislative Assembly Arun Upreti and minister for education Kunga Nima Lepcha and additional chief secretary education R Telang.

Altogether three batches of 68 students of MA in Nepali and Sanskrit were awarded degrees.

Two each per batch and in both the languages were awarded gold and silver medals.

University officials informed that soon Bhutia, Lepcha and Limboo language courses would be started at the university.

Governor Lakshman Prasad Acharya, also the chancellor of KSU, declared the convocation open. He impressed the audience by speaking in Nepali language, the lingua franca of Sikkim.

“Happy to see huge gathering of students, and more so as the girls have appeared to have outnumbered the boys and they are the strength of the country. I am confident the Youth will make the nation progress,” said the governor.

He asked them to pledge that they will make the country proud of them and the degree will be further illuminated.

Speaker Arun Upreti described it as a historic occasion. He assured that the infrastructure for the Institution is being built at a fast speed.

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