Yesterday, Chakma community members joined the world by celebrating Buddha Jayanti at Ashok Buddha Vihar, Rajghat, New Delhi. The program was organized by the Ashok Buddha Vihar Management Trust (ABVMT).
Over 300 Chakmas attended the Buddha Jayanti celebration. Chakma social activists hailed it as unifying force.
The program was graced by Ven. Dhammapiya, Secretary General of the International Buddhist Confederation.
After the conclusion of the Buddha Puja at Ashok Buddha Vihar at Rajghat, Chakmas participated at the Buddha Jayanti celebration by Government of India at Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium near Rajghat where Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the nation on Buddha Jayanti.
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