Sunday, November 15, 2009

83rd Basibiyalo Observed to Mark the Children Day




by Hira Chettri


Kalimnews, 14 Nov : On the occasion of Children Day Hamro Bhavishya Bal Sanstha of 14th Mile, Echhey Busty, Kalimpong organised 83rd episode of monthly literary programme Basibiyalo. Tshering Bhutia, a young and energetic literature lover of the locality read out the code of conduct of the programme as usual and the new and old literary figures like Bishnu Bhujel, Samsher Ali, Jangey Tamang, Dr. Kamal Pokhrel, Gyan Sutar, Hira Chhetri, Capt (Retd) Bhumiraj Rai, Tulshi Ojha recited their creative poems and short stories. By presenting a self composed song about the beauty of Darjeeling Himalayan Railways, B.K. Shilal added the extra attraction to the programme. 

It was decided in the programme to organise the next 84th episode of the monthly programme on second saturday of December at Pudung Busty. In the programme Sahsher Ali, who also happens to be the chief co-ordinator of the monthly litarary programme, viewed that now this litarary programme should be organised at grass root level to make the shoolgoing children aware about their mother tongue, litarature and culture. Hira Chhetri distributed Nepali children magazines among the local students and requested them to contribute their articles in the magazine 'Bal Bagaicha' being published by the Khiroda Kharka Charitable Trust, Darjeeling in memory of late children literary figure Smt. Khiroda Kharka.