‘Sankee Samay’ Pradip Lohagan’s first anthology released

Kalimpong : Young Gorkha poet Pradip Lohagan’s first anthology “Sankee Samay” was released  on Sunday in Kalimpong. Noted poets Manoj Bogati, Ming Lawang and Raja Puniyani officially released the book at a function organized at Kalimpong Girl Sr. Sec School auditorium by the Kalimpong Charitra Publication and Sadak Kavita Samuha. The book is published by Yamburi Book Point, Kathmandu.

Release of Pradip Lohagan’s first anthology “Sankee Samay” in Kalimpong on Sunday.
Release of Pradip Lohagan’s first anthology
“Sankee Samay” in Kalimpong on Sunday.

Manoj Bogati in his address described the book as a progressive and factual representation of words against the system. He said the poems in Lohagun’s book talks about social changes and development. “Sankee Samay is an anthology for the new generation as it trends along the current times and has set a starting milestone for the genre,” Bogati added. Poet Raja Puniyani spoke in length about current Indian Nepali writing style and its attributes.

The function also saw poem recitals by noted poets, including Raja Puniyani and Sudhir Chettri along with other young poets Chewang Yonzon, DK Vaibha, Karna Birha, Ashadeep Rai and Vinod Sharma. The programme also had the presence of Kalimpong MLA Dr. Harka Bahadur Chettri, the GTF chairman Dr. Anos Das Pradhan, former Kalimpong College principle Kumar Chettri, advocate Amar Lama, poet Sanumit Rai, writer Sanjay Bisht, Kalimpong Municipality Chairman Jayan Lepcha and litterateur Tara Lohar, along with various other literature enthusiasts.

Source: EOI

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