Dimapur, July 13: The Gorkha Youth Club Dimapur office bearers celebrated 206th Bhanu Jayanti on July 13 at Signal Rana Colony by following all the mandatory norms and guidelines of Covid-19 issued by the Government.
The programme was chaired by Suraj Ghataney (cultural secretary), welcome speech was delivered by Satish Kunwar Chetri (VP), Ramayan path recitation was done by Ganesh Acharya (Advisor), short note on Covid-19 awareness was presented by Kailash Chetri (DM secretary).
Shiva Kumar BK in his presidential speech urged all his community people to come together and help each other to fight the pandemic. He asked them to follow all the guidelines of Covid-19 also make others aware of it.
GSKSK: The Gorkha Sahitya Kala Sanstha Kohima (GSKSK) under the aegis of Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima (GPPK) today celebrated the 206th Birth Anniversary of Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya, the Architect of Nepali Language at GPPK hall, Chandmari Kohima with minimal participation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bhanubhakta Acharya was a Nepali poet, translator and writer. He was the first writer to translate the great epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Nepali. Despite having other contemporary poets in the country during his time, he is revered and honored with the title of Adikavi (the first poet) of the Nepali language.
Delivering the speech on the occasion, GPPK president Santu Thapa said that keeping in mind the present pandemic, the celebration could not be held in a bigger manner unlike the previous years but following the SOP and social distancing protocols the community observed the day through virtual mode with minimal participation at the main venue in GPPK Hall.
On the occasion, he conveyed best wishes to fellow members of the community, and also hoped that they would draw inspiration from Bhanubhakta Acharya to work for the community and humanity during this pandemic.
On behalf of the Gorkha community, Thapa extended gratitude to all the frontline workers and also prayed for the speedy recovery of the COVID-19 infected and affected persons.
GSKSK vice president Ganga Thapa chaired the programme while the welcome address was delivered by Assistant general secretary Bikash Lama. Bala Khawas presented the life sketch of Acharya and secretary GSKSK Dilip Biswakarma tendered the vote of thanks. (Page News Service)