Sagar Mohra displays his collection of newspaper clippings in Rangpo

Gangtok, 04 Dec:

Manav Utthan Seva Samiti, Rangpo, organized a public exhibition of newspaper clippings at its Environmental Awareness and Research Centre in Rangpo today.

The exhibition had clippings of newspapers from Siliguri like Himalaya Darpan, Swarnabhoomi, Sunakhari and Dainik Jagran and local newspapers like Sikkim Express, Prajashakti, Himali Bela, Samay Dainik, Summit Times and many more collected by the Press & Media Incharge for the North East, Sagar Mohra, since 2007, a press release informs.

President of Press Club of Sikkim, Joseph Lepcha, who attended the event as chief guest, in his address, welcomed the collection of such clippings as a respectful offering to the fourth pillar of democracy.

He also spoke on the decrease in the spiritual insight in humans and emphasized such effort to be an inspiration for the young generation.

Rangpo Tehsil in-charge, Mahatma Purnabai, expressed the importance of media in popularizing the activities of their Samiti. She extended gratitude to the Press Club for supporting in the publication of spiritual programmes and ideas which has encouraged people to do the same.

Rangpo Tehsil president, Surya Kumar Giri, also took the opportunity to thank the Press Club for their immense support.

Mr Mohra, while addressing the gathering, said the clippings contained the documentation for all the programmes conducted by the Samiti in and around the hills. He has also expressed his wish for digitization of the clippings in the near future.

The exhibition was also attended by Mahatma Kritika Baiji, State Committee Advisor, Nagendra Sharma, North East Sikkim Division Secretary, Bharat Kumar Pradhan, and Rangpo Branch secretary, Ganga Cintury.