Guwahati, May 4: The birth centenary of Padmabhushan 19th Kushak Bakula Rinpoche, a legendary monk cum statesman of Ladakh will be celebrated at Pragjyoti ITA Cultural Complex, Machkhowa here on May 10 from 4 pm onwards, Padmabhushan 19th Kushak Bakula Rinpoche Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee puiblicity secretary Gautam Baruah informed here on Saturday.
Union minister of state for health and family welfare etc. Srijut Ashwini Kr. Choubey will attend the function as the chief guest. Ambassador of Republic of Mongolia to India, Gonchig Ganbold, eminent scholar S. Gurumurthy, secretary general of International Buddhist Confederation, Dr. Dhamapiya Mahathera and Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will grace the occasion as guests of honour.
A reception committee was formed in a meeting held at Alok Bhawan here on Friday formed the reception committee for the celebrations.
The meeting was held in the presence of rSS preacher Ullas Kulkarni and Akhil Bhartiya Seema Jagaron co-cordinator Pradeepan.
In the meeting, Dr. Binita Bhagawati, Kumar Gaurav and Ashok Bharali were selected as president, general secretary and finance secretary of the reception committee.