Kalimpong: The Kirat Khambu Rai Sanskritik Sansthan will hold a mass community gathering on January 13 at the Mela Ground here to celebrate the Kirati New Year ‘Yeldong’.
"Calling all Khambu (rai) brothers n sisters to show their solidarity and support with zealous intentions for one common goal to reach that one common destination. We request you to participate in this event."
Date: 16th January
Time: 9 a.m onwards
Venue; Mela Ground, Kalimpong.
Youths putting up Kirat Khambu Rai organisation posters
The youths of the organisation were seen today in town putting up posters wishing New Year greetings and inviting community members to the Kirat Khambu Rai gathering on January 13 in Kalimpong..
Kirat Khambu Rai gathering on January 13 in Kalimpong
The organisation has been demanding tribal status for the Rai community since the past several years. The function on January 13 is part of the demand for tribal status.