|Dimapur Gorkha Union Commemorated Saheed Durga Malla's 70th Martyr’s Day|
|Blood Donation Drive - 163 Units of Blood was donated|
Zhaleo Rio exhorted the gathering by saying that,he always attended all the Programmes organised by Dimapur Gorkha Union. He appreciated the noble cause taken up by the DGU and he praised the Gorkhas for their sincerity, dedication,hardworking and bravery. He told the gathering that, 1 Gorkha Regiment is still at the Queen’s Palace in London. He said that, the Gorkhas had played a vital role in saving the human life as well as giving thier precious life towards nation building and i am very happy to be a part of it , and it for the first time such programme is been organized in my constituency . He also pointed to the Present Naga Generation to come forward for such noble cause, as it is done every year by Dimapur Gorkha Union .
He also lamented about the recent border issue between Assam and Nagaland , he opined to the Gorkhas of Nagaland to make a bridge between the Gorkhas of Assam & Nagaland and the Gorkhas could play a vital role to bring peace in two States .
Other diganatries were Col. Ananya Boral, Commanding Officer, 37th Assam Rifles, who lamented that, he felt very proud of our villaint heros and expressed his happiness to the DGU for organizing a noble cause in honor of the Martyrs. he opined that Capt . Kengruse and i have been posted to the same areas of J& K to served the nation where he was martyred. I can understand the loss of our Great Heros and their supreme sacrifice towards the nation and it will never go in vain . He said that, Doctors , Armies and God can be remember only during our diffculties but i found difference here today. He was extremely happy to see that, the Gorkhas remembers the sacrifices of Martyrs. The value of your Blood counts here and he said that, its a “historic day for us as well as for others ‘’.
Dr. Temsu, Senior Pathologist, Blood Bank, Dimapur District Hospital exhorted the gathering regarding the significance and importance of donating blood. It is to be mentioned that, in the year 2011, the DGU set a record in Nagaland by donating 117 Units of Blood and subsequently the DGU broke its own record in the year 2012 and set a new record in Nagaland again by donating 210 Units. “The supreme donation of Blood by the members of the DGU will save precious lives”.
The programme was chaired by Dipak Lama Chairman Disciplinary Action Committee Dimapur Gorkha Union , Invocation Prayer By Pastors Nepali Baptish Church Medziphema, Welcome Address By B.B Pradhan President Dimapur Gorkha Union (Medziphema Unit),Chairman Address By Kumar Subba Chairman Dimapur Gorkha Union , and vote of Thanks was rendered by Sanjay Pandey Chetri Chief Advisor Dimapur Gorkha Union . Lastly the Programme was hosted with Great Gorkha Feast.
The Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima also commerated the Balidan Diwas of Veer Sahhed Maj. Durga Malla & Kargil Saheed Capt. N.Kengruse along with the other Gorkha Ngos of Kohima at GPP Hall , Kohima with Shri. Temjen Toy Principal Secretary to Chief Minister , Govt of Nagaland.
Source: Dipak Lama & Rupak Chetri