SINGTAM, JAN 6
One month Basic Newa Language Learning and Speaking Course started here at Singtam SSS from today. Forty six members of Newa community from in and around Singtam got enrolled for the Newa class. Newa Bhay Bowneykuti, Singtam had organized the month long course. The two shift classes had been managed by the organizing committee i.e. morning for the students and self employed and the late noon classes for the employed ones.
Deo Kumari Pradhan, senior social worker was the Chief Guest of the program while Krishna Chettri, President, Shantinagar Gaon Sudhar Samiti was the Guest of Honour. Bikash Pradhan, Coordinator, Newar Language Section, HRDD had designed the month long basic learning. Pradhan was also present at the inauguration program that included four Newa teachers from four different schools of Sikkim. Babita Pradhan, Nirmala Pradhan, Tara Pradhan and Meena Pradhan, editor Newar Sikkim Herald was also present on the occasion.
The inaugural program had two section, the morning section started with the recitation of the Saraswati Bandana, thereafter Ajit Pradhan, Secretary, Newa Bhay Bowneykuti gave a welcome speech. Bikash Pradhan, speaking on the occasion briefly spoked about the arrangement of the month long course. Pradhan added it is an opportunity for every Newa to get familiar with the language and take the benefit. Introduction of the teachers was shared. Meena Pradhan, editor, Newar Sikkim Herald said its high time that each Newa individual should come forward and work towards learning and preserving Newa culture.
LN Pradhan, Advisor, Newa Bhay Bowneykuti appreciated every individual for attending the historic event and shared his best wishes to all. Binod Pradhan, President, Newa Bhay Bueneykuti spoked in brief about the preservation and conservation of Newa culture and tradition. Interested individual can get their name registered at any time during the month long course, added Pradhan. Shital Pradhan was the host of the day. The second session included the inaugural class of the day. Around sixty members of Newa community attended the program today.
One month Basic Newa Language Learning and Speaking Course started here at Singtam SSS from today. Forty six members of Newa community from in and around Singtam got enrolled for the Newa class.
SINGTAM, JAN 6