The Gurung community while demanding a community status celebrated Tamu Lochar at Allay ground with great enthusiasm today. The people gathered in traditional attires prayed for the well being of the community in the days to come. The programme was conducted under the leadership of Mirik Gurung Community President DK Gurung and had the presence of Secretary Ashok Gurung, Treasurer PK Gurung and other important figures of the community.
People of Gurung community celebrating Tamu Lochar
in Mirik on Monday.
The leaders stressed on the importance of community status for the people of the community. They claimed to have submitted a deputation to the Registrar General earlier demanding recognition for the people but lack of proper documents in support of their claim then had stalled the demand. They added the United Forum comprising of 10 different communities have renewed the demand which is currently being processed by the government. Source:EOI