Dimapur Gorkha Union to Host NE Nepali Literary Symposium

Dimapur Gorkha Union is all set to host the North East Nepali literary symposium cum felicitation programme on February 1 at Dimapur Town hall Dimapur. The event is being organizes with the objective to unite the Gorkhas of Nagaland and North-East states.

File pic of an earlier program organized by DGU
File pic of an earlier program organized by DGU

Addressing a press conference in the residence of the DGU chief advisor in Nepali Basti Sunday evening, PRO and in charge Dipak Lama said that the programme is a first of its kind in Nagaland. He said Dimapur was chosen to host the programme as 60% of the total Gorkha population is in the North East.

Further, Dimapur has been chosen because of the feasibility in connectivity with the other states.

Pointing out that though the Constitution of India gave recognition to Nepali language in the Eighth Schedule, PRO further said much knowledge is not known in the area of literary. He said the literary symposium aspires to give recognition and awareness.

The programme would felicitate Late. Hariprasad Gorkha Rai and others from the field of administration, education, social and politics. Delegates from Meghalaya, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Mizoram, Sikkim and Darjeeling would be attending the programme.

The programme is organized by Mir Mirey Kanchanjunga, Weekly Journal of Sikkim in collaboration with the North Eastern Nepali Writers, Poets & Journalists.

The programme would be graced by Editor Nagaland Post Geoffrey Yaden and Chief Executive Gorkha Development Council, Government of Assam, Arun Upadhyaya as guest of honour and chief guest respectively.

Source: Nagaland Post

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