|DGC chairman Kumar Subba speaking at the 201st Bhanu Jayanti celebration cum cultural programme |
at town hall, Dimapur.
Addressing hundreds of Gorkhas in the celebration, chief guest Dimapur Gorkha Union (DGU) chairman Kumar Subba said it was imperative for the community to maintain their identity and cooperate so that they could grow along with the rest of the communities in Nagaland.
Stressing on promoting and retaining the culture and traditions of Gorkha community, Subba urged the Gorkhas to interact with each other in their own mother tongue. He also briefed the gathering about the life of Bhanu Bhakta Acharya.
Also speaking at the programme as guest honour, Gorkha Mothers Association (GMA) general secretary Gayatri Devi encouraged the students to learn and read about Bhanu Bhakti Acharya.
Naga People’s Front (NPF) minority wing president Bishnu Bhattyacharya, in his speech as guest of honour, also briefed about the works of Bhanu Bhakta Acharya in literature.
He also encouraged the participants to take part in all social, cultural and religious activities in-order to contribute towards nation building.
Delivering a speech, GYCD president Shiva Kumar B.K. asked the students to stay united, work hard and support one another and set an example for other communities to emulate.
Other invitees including Muslim Council Dimapur (MCD) president, Jain Samaj president and Bhojpuri president also spoke at the programme and extended their support towards GYCD.
The programme followed lighting of the lamp and cultural programme where songs and dances were presented from various bands and artists enthralling the crowds.
Earlier, the programme which was organized by Gorkha Youth Club Dimapur (GYCD) was chaired by Gorkha Hindu Milan Sewa Sangh (GHMSS) joint secretary Gyan Bhadur Ghataney and vote of thanks was delivered by GYCD general secretary Roshan Biswakarma.
Source: Nagaland Post