Gangtok, 10 Sept:
The prestigious Rashmi Prasad Alley Puraskar 2019 will be conferred on teacher and progressive litterateur, Bijay Kumar Subba.
An SPP press release informs that Mr Subba was born on 26 January 1962 at Lingee-Payong in South Sikkim and has made substantial contributions as a teacher and a progressive litterateur for the last four decades.
He is presently working as a teacher at Soreng Senior Secondary School in West Sikkim and has been associated with various magazines on education and role & responsibilities of teachers and students, it is informed.
It is added that he has been highlighting various issues of the society through writings laced with sarcasm and wit.
The release informs that the award will be presented at a function scheduled to be held in Gangtok on 21 September. The awards function will have Chief Minister PS Tamang [Golay] as chief guest. Also to be released on the day is a students’ magazine of SPP, ‘Vidyarthi Digest’.
SPP was established last year by likeminded litterateurs, artists and journalists of the State and the the first Rashmi Prasad Alley Puraskar was conferred on senior litterateur KN Sharma.