Kalimpong, 30th August: Nepali Bhasa Manyata Diwas was observed under the aegis of Sahitya Prakashan Parisad Kalimpong’s Nepali Bhasa Manyata Diwas organizing committee at Worship Center. GTA BOA Anit Thapa graced the event as the Chief Guest chaired by the renowned writer Dev Bhandari. Other distinguished guests included GTA Member Sanchabir Subba, Kalimpong Municipality Chairman Ravi Pradhan, SUMI Principal Navratna Pradhan, Girls’ High School Principal SS Pradhan, Prakash Mani Pradhan from Rockwell Academy, Jyoti Karki and others.
The program was organized under the aegis of the GTA. Among the programs, language activist DN Pandey, Bhanu Award recipient Captain Prakashmani Pradhan, critic Munn Gautam, litterateur and grammarian Dr. Sanjay Bista, playwriter Lalit Goley were felicitated. Various cultural and literary events including poetry recitation were organized in the program. A large number of literary, language-lovers and teachers were also present on the occasion.