A book ‘Surendra Poddar Smriti Granth' released in Kurseong

Kurseong, 8 June: A book was released here yesterday in memory of the late Surendra Poddar, a social worker, veteran journalist, teacher, former vice president of the Gorkha Jan Pustakalay and former representative of different associations and organisations. 

book ‘Surendra Poddar Smriti Granth' released in Kurseong
The ‘Surendra Poddar Smriti Granth’ was released by the chief guest, former IG (Jail) Krishna Singh Moktan, amid a program organized by the Gorkha Jan Pustakalaya, Kurseong, and the Vishnumaya Sharma Foundation, Kurseong, in the Community Hall. The book that contains a collection of memories on Mr Poddar was edited by litterateur Chandra Sharma.

Addressing the programme, the speakers lauded the multi-talented Mr Poddar and his contribution to society. “He will always live with us like a shining star,” Mr Moktan, also a literary figure, said. 

A motivational booklet filled with qoutes of Swami Vivekananda and translated into Nepali language by Shishupal Sharma was also released on the occasion. Mr Poddar died on 20 June 2013 after a long battle with health problems.    

Source: SNS

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