Imphal: The All Manipur Gorkha Students’ Union (AMGSU) celebrated its 53rd foundation day at Kanglatongbi Community Hall on Friday.
In a press release, AMGSU president L.B Adhikari stated that in the programme, retired RO Planning Department Bhola Nath Shama Nepal, Raju Bhurtel; Assistant Teacher St. Joseph Higher Secondary School, Raju Bhurtel; and President, AMGSU L B Adhikari attended as chief guest, special guest and president respectively.
The programme started with lightning of candles, flag hoisting and singing of the National Anthem and one minute of silence/mourning was done remembering all the well-wishers and members of AMGSU who left for the heavenly abode.
After the introduction programme, the official website of AMGSU was launched by the delegates, which can be reached out at www.amgsu.org. The website is at its preliminary stage and will be updated in the days to come.
The annual “SANDESH” magazine 2020 of AMGSU was launched by the delegates, which contains the brief history of AMGSU, some of the articles written by students and scholars and the report of AMGSU’s activities in the time period 2018-20.
The digital photo of Saheed Subedar Niranjan Chhetri, as developed under the initiative of AMGSU, was also launched by AMGSU in the presence of all the delegates.
It was said that, AMGSU in pursuance of the felicitation of meritorious students of Class X and XI, provided certificates, portrait and pamphlet of Saheed Subedar Niranjan Chhetri to subject toppers Sabina Dahal (MIL Nepali from Chil Chil Asian Mission High School, Kanglatongbi), Nabin Thapa (Elementary Hindi from Froebel English School, Kanglatongbi, Ranjana Thapa (E. Manipuri (RS) from Sanakeithel Chingshang High School and Shambhawi Baral (Sanskrit from Sanatan Sanskrit Vidyalaya, Charhajare) from Class X (BOSEM) and Elishiba Rai Nepali from Damdei Christian College, Charhajare, from Class XII (COHSEM).
AMGSU gave its special thanks to President of Nepali Sanskriti Suraksha Parishad, Manipur Mani Kumar Limbu, President, Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha Bhawani Adhikari, President of Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha Laxuman Bista, President, Nepali Sahitya Parishad, Manipur Bhawani Adhikari, Social Workers Shimshim Soshim and K B Tamang and Wife of Social Worker, Khem Raj Sharma Nepal Saraswati Sharma Nepal for attending the function.
The AMGSU thanked the advisors who attended the function which included Kritimani Khatiwoda, Kamal Kumar Das, Madan Kumar Limbu, Krishnalal Biswakarma, Sitaram Kaphle and Anand Rai.
On the day, the mouth pieces magazine of AMGSU named “Sandesh” Volume-6 also released. AMGSU Units President and secretary of Irang, Toribari-Kangpokpi, Kalapahar, SPGT, Chaharhe and Kangtongbi joined the foundation day celebration with the central committee at kanglatongbi. Leimakhong and Motbung Units also observed the foundation day at their own units.