SINGTAM, JANUARY 26: Sadbhawana Samiti, one of the oldest running social organizations at Singtam observed its 17th Foundation Day along with the 64th Republic Day today at its Crech Centre, Topakhani. Dr..Dwarika Niraula was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The other distinguished guests of the day included Mohan Pradhan ‘Neeraj, Sansthapak Singtam Basibiyalo, RN Shrestha, renowned nepali literary writer, RP Poudhyal, Patanjali, Nand Kishore Prasad, Bihari Jagran Manch, Praveen Pradhan, President SPARK NGO, Shital Pradhan, Blogger, “Proud To Be A Sikkimese”, members of Sadbhawana Samiti and others.
Speeches from the guests and the colourful cultural programme were the highlight of the day. Few hour long programs started with the hoisting of the tri colour flag by the Chief Guest.
Somnath Pandey, President, Sadbhawana Samiti in his speech welcomed the invites at the function. He appealed to the different NGOs of Singtam for collective efforts to make better Singtam. He also talked about the recent Voice of Common People Forum and shared couple of his future plans. In the last 17th years the organization had seen highs and lows and it is the time to join hand together to do much better work in days to come, added the President.
Dr, Dwarika Niraula, the Chief Guest of the day appreciated the work done by the organization and assured help from his side too. He also urged the people to come together and make a better society.
RK Shrestha was the host of the day and also gave the welcome speech. R Lhamu, Vice President Sadbhawana Samiti spoke about the importance of the Republic Day in her speech. Jiwan Rai, Treasurer Sadbhawana Samiti shared the annual financial report of the organization. Annual report of the organization was also read out.Mohan Pradhan ‘Neeraj’, former President of Sadbhawana Samiti in his speech recollected the old days and gave the brief history of the organization that was set up in 1996. Shital Pradhan, blogger “Proud To Be A Sikkimese” in his speech appreciated the initiative taken by the organization and wish them best wishes in days to come. Praveen Pradhan, SPARK NGO also congratulated the team of Sadbhawana Samiti and expressed his support in days to come.