GANGTOK, 07 Jul:
Nepali Sahitya Parishad [NSP], Sikkim has decided not to celebrate Bhanu Jayanti this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NSP Sikkim has been celebrating the state-level Bhanu Jayanti in Gangtok on 13 July every year.
Addressing a press conference here today, NSP Sikkim president, Rudra Poudyal mentioned that the parishad has decided not to celebrate the 106th BhanuJ ayanti this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, he mentioned that NSP Sikkim has decided to telecast few events through Samvaad Television and other social media pages on 13 July this year on the occasion of Bhanu Jayanti.
He informed that the event includes message of the Chief Minister, message of NSP Sikkim president, Ramayan recitation and poem recitation.