Gorkha Mela in Mumbai to begin on 11 January

SNS,Gangtok:To bring the Gorkha community staying in Mumbai under one platform, Basibiyalo ~ an organisation engaged in promoting literary excellence in the community all over India ~ would host Gorkha Mela next month.

Gorkha Mela in Mumbai
Gorkha Mela in Mumbai

The two-day long Mela that would begin on 11 January, would stage literary and cultural programmes along with exhibitions of various traditional food, attire and article in Mumbai. Informing about the Mela, its publicity in-charge, Sudesh Khati informed it aims at uniting the Gorkha community people either working or staying in Mumbai. “For these two days, we will make them feel at home in Mumbai,” he said.

The Mela is being organised in collaboration with Mumbai-based Sunakhari Nepali Mahila Samaj at Trivedi Hall, Mira Road in the Thane district.

“During the Mela, three books in English, Hindi and Nepali will be released. Besides, the programme will also witness poetry recital in Marathi, Urdu, Maithili, Urdu, Telugu, Hindi and English besides Nepali,” he added.

Prabin Khaling, representing Sikkim chapter of Basibiyalo, informed the programme will have the participation from Kalimpong, Siliguri, Darjeeling, and Dooars.

“We appeal to all the Gorkhas staying in Mumbai to be present at the Mela as we will be presenting different cultural performances and the ethnic cuisine will also be there,” he added.
The two day long literary-cultural programme will be graced by the literati from Darjeeling Hills and Sikkim. Kavita Lama and C K Shresta are among others litterateurs to be present at the Mela in Mumbai.

Source – SNS

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