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BGP Leadership Workshop concluded in Guwahati

Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh, Assam State Committee hoisted the Zone 1 "Leadership Workshop Skill" which concluded here in Guwahati recently. BGP Zone 1 comprises of Assam, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Tripura. The four day workshop inaugurated BGP National Working President C K Shrestha was well attended by all the mentioned State Committees and several interested district units. The program started off on 16th Oct in the evening at a ceremonial function and concluded on 19th October at Hotel Sura Devi, Panbazar. During the workshop various topics in particular Issues and Vision BGP for the Gorkha community of India were discussed. Every early morning mediator and yoga instructor Navaraj Khanal trained the delegates for two hours after wake up call at 5 am in the morning. Resource person of the workshop were Neeraj Swaroop President Confederation of Federation of Small Parties and Sr. Advocate Supreme Court of India, Delhi University Prof Munish Tamang, Sr. Journalist Joel Rai Deputy Editor; India Today Group, Social organizer Shri Sukhman Moktan, Secretary General; BGP and others. Delegates were made to undergo rigorous brainstorming sessions as well as relaxation session. Every evening powerpoint and visual presentation were made for the delegates by the resource persons.

On the valedictory session all the delegates were presented their participancy certificate. On the concluding day a seminar on "Issues and Solutions of Gorkhas of North Eastern India" was held. Dr. Jayanta Sharma; Reader, Political Science Gauhati University(GU) on political field, Prof. (Rtrd) Lil Bahadur Chetri also well-known academician on education field and Sr. designated Advocate of Gauhati High Court R P Sharma on law and active politics tabled their paper. Retired IAS officer D B Chetri presided over the seminar. Interestingly all the three speakers were confined to Assam only and some of the statement was an example of self trumpet blowing. Hardly few people paid heed to the speakers that marred the image of the seminar. Honestly speaking the seminar did not evoke any response neither it passed any absolute resolution and concrete idea. After the seminar 36 Life Members of BGP from Assam were felicitated and awarded their LIFE MEMBER CERTIFICATE by C K Shrestha. Diamond Donor Mr. Krishna Bhujel of Maligoan who donated 2 katha of meadi patta land in the heart of the city to BGP Assam State Committee for construction of office and guest house was also felicitated publicly. Newly elected General Secretary of Post Graduate Students' Union (PGSU) of Gauhati University (GU) Mr. Laxman Upadhyay was also felicitated by Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh. Assam State Committee BGP President Shri Pitamber Gurung was overwhelmed at the successful hoisting and conclusion of the program.
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Nanda Kumar Dewan is our Senior Journalist covering Community Development & International Relations. He is a Mass Communication & Journalism graduate from Sikkim Manipal University (SMU). He started his journalism career with UB Photos News agency in 2006 as News Photo Caption Editor and Photojournalist. He has been associated with Assam Times since it's inception and today is a part of our editorial team.

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