Differently abled peace messengers from Nepal arrive in Dimapur
Dimapur, April 5
Two disabled persons along with their volunteers from Shanti Sewa Griha, Kathmandu, who are on a world tour wishing for world peace, arrived in Dimapur on April 5. They were received by the president and office bearers of Nepali Mandir Committee at Nepali Goan.
Tej Bahadur Karki (50), a resident of Prabcha VDC -4 in Okhaldhunga living in Kathmandu, and Yam Dangi Chetri, a lone female handicap in mission, arrived here on wheelchairs.
Despite their physical challenges, they have undertaken the mission show that even the disabled can do something for the country by disseminating message of peace and brotherhood. The peace messengers disclosed that they are facing hurdles in getting the visa from the embassy for the proposed world tour.Karki has already visited all the 75 districts of Nepal with the help of a wheel chair and nearly to complete the North eastern parts of India. He is determined to visit Myanmar and other countries in the Southeast Asia. He asserted that he is going to attempt the Guinness World Record.
They have been visiting each district for 8-10 days, collect financial assistance and study the condition of the disabled and their organizations in the district in course of their 8 year long visit.
Later, an informal meeting was conducted with the world peace tour party and the members of the Nepali Mandir Committee, where Rin Kumar Chetri, Advisor NMS, has congratulated the team.
The team of the world tour are Tej Bhd Karki, Chairman Shanti Sewa Griha, Kathmandu; Yam Dangi Chetri, Vice President; Besh Raj Bhattrai, Legal Lawyer; Bir Bhd Majhi, volunteer leader; Saran Kr Bhotey Majhi, singer cum volunteer; Uma Devi Khadka, volunteer; and Sita Subedi, volunteer.
Karki, a driver by profession, was injured in a vehicular accident in 2001 where he has lost both his limbs, while the other companion Yam Dangi Chetri was a polio victim from childhood.