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Gorkha community observes Balidan Diwas

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By EMN Updated: Aug 25, 2019 10:14 pm
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GPPK officials lighting the traditional lamp on the occasion of Balidan Diwas on August 25 at GPPK Hall in Chandmari, Kohima.

Dimapur, Aug. (EMN): Gorkha Public Panchayat Kohima (GPPK) along with other Gorkha NGOs and Gorkha defence ex-servicemen observed Balidan Diwas (Sacrificial Day) on August 25 at GPPK Hall in Chandmari, Kohima.

The Gorkha community led by GB Kamal Bahadur Chetri and GPPK president Santu Thapa paid rich floral tributes to the Gorkha freedom fighters particularly to Major Durga Malla and Captain Neikezakuo Kenguruse.

The Gorkha community led by GPPK vice president Probhu Gurung also conducted similar programme at Kohima War Cemetery and paid tributes to those who laid their lives during the World War-II.

An update from GPPK information and publicity committee stated that its area representative Binod Mothey had highlighted on the significance of the day. Vivela Club Kohima presented a welcome song, while the executive member of GPPK, Manish Lama, delivered the vote of thanks.

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By EMN Updated: Aug 25, 2019 10:14:45 pm