Dehradun : On 24 January Bhartiya Gorkha Parisangh Uttarakhand held a huge congregation of Gorkha community in the Manekshaw Hall of gorkhali sudhar sabha Garhi Cantt, Dehradun to pay homage and condolence on the sad and untimely demise of Shri Suraj Man Rai that took place on the night of 18/19 Jan 16 during the return journey from Siligudi after attending the 4th triannual meeting of BHAGOP . Late Suraj Man Rai was the President of Uttarakhand unit of BHAGOP. He was a great social worker and his contribution for the just cause of Gorkha community began from the very early age of his life. He was a poet, writer and a great lover of music. He was a ever smiling person and always ready to accept any responsibility. His passing away has created a big void in the social field of Gorkha community.
Bhartiya Gorkha Parisangh pay homage and condolence to Shri Suraj Man Rai
A large number of people of the Gorkhas community paid tribute to the departed soul. Among the prominent who attended the mourning were Lt Gen Shakti Gurung, pvsm,uysm,avsm,vsm (retd), Lt Gen Ram Pradhan avsm,sm,vsm, Lt. Col B S Chhettri, Lt Col D S Khadka, Maj B P Thapa, smt Upasana Thapa, Bhupendra Adhikari, Suryabikram Shahi, Sarika Pradhan, Prabha Shah, Sama, Durga gurung, Laxmi Thapa, all Gorkha samaj adhyaksh and many more. A central delegation of BHAGOP led by senior vice President Munish Tamang consisted of Joel Rai, and two more members came all the way from Delhi to pay condolence on their own behalf and on behalf of the central leadership. All gathered paid tribute to the departed soul and prayed to Almighty God for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.