Gorkha youth body observes 2nd foundation day in Arunachal Pradesh

ITANAGAR, Nov 29: The Gorkha community residing in the Capital Complex observed the 2nd foundation day of All Arunachal Pradesh Gorkha Youth Association (AAPGYA) at Siddhartha Hall here today.

The foundation day celebration, extended to a cultural night, was graced by IMC Councillor Gora Lotak of Ward No. 18 as chief guest and Gora Rikam, president of Kra-Daadi District Students' Union as guest of honour.

In his address, Lotak while greeting the Gorkha community members reaffirmed the rights of the community to live in peace and with dignity. Calling for maintaining brotherhood, harmony and unity in multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society such as the one in the Capital Complex, he urged the Gorkhas to shoulder the responsibility of making the capital a better place to live in.
Gorkha youth body observes 2nd foundation day in Arunachal Pradesh
Gorkha youth body observes 2nd foundation day in Arunachal Pradesh 
The special guest retired Sub-Major of 19th Assam Rifles K B Chetry praised the Gorkha youths for upholding the tradition and forming a united front to address the issues faced by the community. Urging them to maintain the same tempo, he added that their efforts would help sustain the culture and tradition of the Gorkha community.

In his speech, Naresh Chetry, director of Gurukul Institute and Donyi Polo Junior Science College informed that there is a provision of scholarship on 25 seats for Gorkha students in both the institutions and accordingly, urged the youths to avail the facility.

Presentation of various cultural programmes, including thrilling dance numbers - solo, duet and groups - by the Gorkha youths marked the occasion, witnessed by a large crowd.

Source - echoofarunachal

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