Bhasa Manyata Diwas observed at Tadong Senior Secondary School

Gangtok, 20 Aug:

Tadong Senior Secondary School observed Nepali Language Recognition Day today. Director, Bhim Thatal, Primary Education, Department of Education, was present as chief guest for this programme held online.

The program was conducted with the objective to motivate students towards language and literature and helping them adapt to online technology.

An online inter-school Quiz competition was organized on the eve of Bhasa Diwas (11 Aug, 2020) through Zoom app among four schools.

Nikita Chhetri and Diksha Gurung from Deorali School; Yangden Chhetri and Rudra Bahadur Chhetri from Modern School and Roshmita Gurung and Rabina Chhetri from Assam Lingzey School; Priya Sharma and Jamuna Bishwakarma from Tadong School participated in the program. All the four schools were declared first as they earned equal marks by answering every question with curiosity and enthusiasm.

The 'Raghunath-Trilochan Dhakal Memorial' Award, instituted and sponsored by Nepali language teacher, Tribhuwan Dhakal, was conferred on Rumkit Lepcha and Sejal Sharma, CBSE Nepali topper from Tadong School in Class XII Board Examination 2019–20.

Palden Lepcha, Pasang Choden Bhutia and Pooja Sutradhar, Lepcha, Bhutia and Hindi toppers respectively were awarded with cash prizes by the concerned language teachers Aden Lepcha, Norden Bhutia, and Keshang Bhutia.

CBSE Nepali topper Bhumika Thapa was also awarded by Nepali teacher, Renuka Tamang.

Similarly, Hindi, Nepali, Bhutia and Lepcha language poems ​​were also recited during the online program.

Yujal Ghatani-Class VI; Mamta Sarki-Class IX; Siddhant Tamang- class IX; Sunita Chamjong, Gayatri Timsina, Vijay Chhetri, and Aditya Adhikari of class XII recited Nepali poetry while Samten Lepcha recited in poetry in Lepcha language, Dawa Bhutia in Bhutia language and Baby Kumari in Hindi. Rabina Chhetri of Assam Lingzey School and Rudra Bahadur Chettri from Modern school also recited poems. Science teacher, Dr HP Subedi and Nepali teacher, Savitra Bhandari also recited poems. Although the schools are closed due to the outbreak of COVID-19, no one was able to stop in exploring these student skills, expressions and abilities.

The cash prizes were paid online to the students participating in the contest and certificates and Smriti Chenna of Language Topper will be handed when the school resume normally.

Speaking as the chief guest, Bhim Thatal thanked and congratulated the organizers, the participating students and teachers and highlighted the importance of linguistic purity in the creations of literature. He also informs the school and teacher to frame curricular and co curricular calendar. He encouraged everyone by reciting a poem. The technical part of the entire program was conducted by Tribhuwan Dhakal. At the end of the program, the guests and the participating students were thanked.