SINGTAM, MARCH 2: Generous Student Chisopani JHS, East Sikkim today welcomed Amar Subba, marathon man at NH 31, Chisopani one and half kilometer from Singtam on his way to Gangtok. Mahesh Dahal, Headmaster Chisopani JHS, Shital Pradhan and Sushma Pradhan (teachers, Chisopani JHS), Arjun Chettri, Headmaster Tadong PS (North Sikkim), Class VII students of Chisopani JHS were present on the occasion. Subba reached at Chisopani at around 8.30 in the morning. Students and teachers with placard cheered Amar Subba.
Amar Subba was on a solo marathon of covering 125km from Darap (West Sikkim) to Gangtok (East Sikkim). The motive behind the event was to raise fund for Mayalmu Sangh, a shelter home at Gangtok. The event was supported by Press Club of Sikkim.
Subba was offered khadas by the teachers and students and they praised his efforts. An amount of Rs. 1500 was also offered to the escorting team. In his short halt, he interacted with the students and encouraged to work better in sports and cultural activities.
Subba speaking to the teachers said he had participated in different marathon competitions but this occasion was above all, this event gave him an opportunity and a realization of being human. He thanked everyone and told on this run he found that there are people for social cause.
Every school prepares the citizen of tomorrow; we the Generous Student Chisopani JHS prepare the culture for tomorrow’s society. In this student forum, we give practical lessons to students to help the needful, said Mahesh Dahal, speaking about Generous Student Chisopani JHS.