Members of SPARK, a local NGO from Singtam bazaar had a get together on November 1 to celebrate the success of its member Prakash Sundas who had won the singing competition at recently concluded Namchi Mahotsav 2010 held on 28-30 October at Bhaichung Stadium, Namchi. It should be noted that Prakash Sundas is a lone participant of the Indian Idol 5 from Sikkim who went through Mumbai round this year.
Prakash Sundas was welcomed by Praveen Pradhan, President SPARK at the SPARK Office. Speaking on the occasion Praveen Pradhan told that Prakash Sundas’s triumph should not be considered a small achievement, a winner is always a winner whether the competition is held at smaller or in larger scale. As a part of our five months old NGO it is a great day for us, added Praveen Pradhan.
More than dozen members of SPARK NGO had gathered at its office that also included members of Basibiyalo Organization headed by Mohan Pradhan and TB Pradhan. Both echoed that they are happy of the success of Prakash Sundas. Prakash had been associated with Basibiyalo, a monthly literary meet for more than couple of times and we have high regards for his singing abilities, both said. Rekha Chettri and Ashim Pradhan said that Prakash had made our NGO proud and we wish him many more success in days to come.
Prakash Sundas expressed happiness on the outcome of the results at Namchi Mahotsav. He regarded the competition was not an easy task that had 21 competitive competitors from different part of Sikkim including winners of singing competition too. Namchi crowds was very encouraging and supported me in my every performances for the three days, he went on to add. Through this news reports he wanted to thank the distinguished judges, musical bands of the competition for their endless hard work. He also went on to thank members of SPARK NGOs, Basibiyalo, Aruna Manger, Sonia Sheikh, Taal Music & Dance Company, Eagle Band and the organizing committee for their support. It was a proud moment for me when on the inaugural day I had a chance to meet our Chief Minister Dr. Pawan Kumar Chamling on stage and clicked a photograph with him, he said