Gorkha community honours Governor
Dimapur, June 30 (EMN): Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima (GPPK), in association with all Gorkha NGOs and clubs of Kohima, organised a gratitude programme in honour of the State Governor, PB Acharya, and his wife on June 26 at GPPK hall, Chandmari, in Kohima.
Addressing the gathering, Acharya reaffirmed that unity in diversity is the peculiarity of India. He lauded the Gorkha community for the different services rendered to the State and urged them to cohesively work for unity.
Expounding that education is the only mantra for any society to grow, he opined that the education system gave knowledge but the people have become self-centred after attaining knowledge. In this regard, he called upon the educated people to give back to the society.
The Governor also called upon the people to take forward own mother tongue as it is one’s identity while English is only a medium to attain education.
Accompanied by his wife, Kavita Acharya, the Governor also lit the lamp. Vivela Club presented the welcome song. GPPK president, Santu Thapa, delivered the words of gratitude for extending support to the Gorkha communities in Kohima during his stay as the constitutional head of Nagaland. GPPK treasurer, YB Rana, chaired the programme, while Merman Pradhan, tendered the vote of thanks.