Trongsa celebrates the birth of His Royal Highness, The Gyalsey
The people of Trongsa are very much excited and celebrating the great news of birth of the first Royal Child of His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema on 5th February 2016, coinciding with 27th day of the 12th Bhutanese month.
Dasho Sonam Rinchen, Dzongdag said, “Around 3 am I received call from Cabinet Secretary and Zimpon saying that His Royal Highness the Gyalsey was born,” “With excitement I informed all the staff and called for the welcome celebration to His Royal Highness the Gyalsey.”
The three days Lham Jasa Soe-Kha is performed by the Trongsa Rabday, displayed Guru Tshengay Throng droel commonly known as Ugyen Wangchuck Throng Droel made by First King Gongsar Ugyen Wangchuck, 1000 butter lamp offering was also made for wellbeing of His Royal Highness, Their Majesties and the people of Bhutan. Dasho Dzongda mentioned.
“Guru Tshengay Thongdrol is only displayed on special occasions and we can never have more special day than today,” said Sonam, a monk of Trongsa Dzong.
All the civil servants and the people of Trongsa also joined their hands together to celebrate their happiest movement by decorating Trongsa Dzong and Thruepang palace. “Though the Gyalsey was born at Lingkana palace, we assume him to be born at our Thruepang palace,” said Karma Lethro, Town representative with lots of excitement.
“I am joyful and fell lucky that I will be able to witness three legendary kings of Bhutan together in my life which is rare in the history,” said Karma.
“The weather was different yesterday and told my friend about the new born Prince,” Said Resham Tamang, a civil servant who always wished to see new born Gyalsey. “The sun was very clear without any cloud which otherwise Trongsa was foggy for last many days.”
Sangay Yozin, seven year old student took interest to watched BBS program at 8 AM yesterday for the first time. “My father told me about the new born King and I am very happy,” she said.
Government offices, Institutions and shops also celebrated the day by hosting national flags and offering butter lamps in their own alter. Pushpa Gurung, a shopkeeper said, “My heart was felt with happiness and couldn’t speak a word to my husband when he told me about our new born Gyalsey in the morning.”