1. 14 th May
Aasoong Sam Sa
(Prayers at the
ACHIEVEMENTS : Rulli Ruknu Oongyot Aasoong was organized
by Rulli-Ruknu Thoom on 14 th May 2022, at the
confluence of Relli and Ruknu (Pala), the local
stream which is 17 th km away from Kalimpong
Town, under the supervision, guidance of the
Chairman West Bengal Mayel Lyang Lepcha
Development Board, Hq. Town Hall,
Kalimpong. Rulli Ruknu Thom consists of 12 th
kyongs namely as follows: - 1. Siddim. 2.
Taknaa. (3) Doon. (4) Lolay (5) Kamzer (6)
Relli (7) Pringtaam (8) Kaongkeybong.
(9) Samaalee-Shaakyong. (10) Kaffer. (11)
Samaalbong and (12) Dhansing. The main
purpose of the event is to promote and
preserve very old Lepcha culture.
2. 21 st May
Lepcha folk Song
ACHIEVEMENTS : WBMLLDB organized one day workshop
on forgotten Lepcha cultural at Lepcha
Girls Hostel Bom Busty, Kalimpong. Total
four Thom Shezoom namely
1. Git-Dabling 2. Samthaar 3. Rulli-Ruknu
and 4. Xeryong including eight Kyong
moos (village cluster) participated on this
event; altogether 200 people were
gathered to witness the event.
Work Shop has divided into two categories
- Single and
- Group category.
The main purpose of this event is to revive
extinct traditional Lepcha song to express