Madan Kumar Limbu, Speaker, Manipur Gorkha Welfare Union graced the occasion as Chief Guest while Shiva Kumar Basnet, Pradhan, Kanglatongbi Gram Panchayat who is also the General Secretary of Manipur Gorkha Welfare Union and Anil Kumar Dahal, President, All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union attended as Guest of Honour and Functional President respectively.
Manipur Gorkha Welfare Union, the apex body of the Gorkhas, Nepali Sahitya Parisad Manipur, Nepali Sanskrit Suraksha Parishad Manipur, Manipureli Kirat Sangh, Bharatya Gorkha Parishang Manipur Unit, KGYA, Gorkha Samaj Senapati, ADC Members, KGP members and various intellectuals of the community attended the event apart from 17 units of AMGSU.
The observation begins with a condolence service while the gathering observed a minute silence to pay tribute to the departed members of the union.
Speaking at the occasion, Madan Kumar Limbu said that disciplines is the most important thing for the student community while organizing motivational programs bring lots of changes in the mind of young students.
He also cautioned that excessive usage of mobile phone by the young students bring lots of negative impact in their career.
AMGSU President, Anil Kumar Dahal said that the union was established on September 25, 1967 with an aim to develop the students and youths of the Gorkha community and also motivate students and youths to promote the culture, education, literature and sports of the community under the guidance of Capt. T. Lama and Lecturer Ranjit Kumar Rai.
He said that the Union has been working for the welfare of various social, cultural, education and various issues of the Community.
He further said that the union has decided to organize Golden Jubilee next year in a grand way.
Meanwhile, the newly elected office bearers of Manipur Gorkha Welfare Union took an oath of affirmation at Hindi Secondary School Kanglatongbi playground, where the Inter Kanglatongbi Gorkha Football Opening ceremony was organized by the GNYS.
The event was attended by Kh. Devendro Singh, MLA Sekmai AC, Shiva Kumar Basnet, Pradhan, KGP, Kh. Randhoni Devi, Member, Khurkhul ZP and Dillip Katwal, Social Worker, Kanglatongbi as Chief Guest, President and Guests of honour respectively.
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