2 days of Seminar on "THE STATUS OF TAMANG LANGUAGE" in India at Phunsong Sang Dang Takteling Tamang Monastery Conference Hall, Kalimpong-Darjeeling District was successfully concluded.
Organized under the banner of Tamang Development & Cultural Board , Government of West Bengal and coordinated by Tamang Language & Sanskritik Conservation Samiti. Merabong-Chiyabari -Darjeeling . The Tamang language based papers were presented by different literary figures of the Tamang communities from the states of Meghalaya, Sikkim, Assam & West Bengal. was the added valuable inputs in this programme. Panel of discussions took place during these 2 days on improvement ,awareness of the languages among the Tamang communities who are still not able to speak own language. Sikkim State Awardee & the member of Sikkim Tamang Youth Society Mr. Yougan Tamang delivered his speech on his thesis work on Tamang community.
In the second day of the seminar All India Tamang Literary Society (AITLS) was formed and under the Coordinator -ship of Shri S.K. Kalden of Kalimpong 6 members were appointed for this society which includes Shri Norbu Tamang from Namchi, South Sikkim, Shri Kumar Yonzon from Pakyong, East Sikkim, Shri Pratap Bal from Darjeeling, Shri Pradeep Blone from Kalchini, Dooars along with Media Coordinators Shri Suresh K. Lama from Majhitar, East Sikkim who is also the Founder-President of Sikkim Tamang Youth Society and Shri Mahesh Moktan of Kalimpong.
2 days of Seminar was attended by Shri Sanjay Moktan, Chairman of Tamang Development & Cultural Board (TDCB) Government of West Bengal as a Chief Guest and attended by different personalities like Shri D.B. Bomjon, Shri S.T. Lama, Dr. G.S. Yonzon, Dr. Jas Yonzon , Shri K.B. Pakrin, Shri Santa Bdr. Ghising, Shri H.K. Kalden. Shri Suresh Kumar Lama , Shri Kumar Yonzon, Shri Pema Lama , Shri S.D. Lama, Shri Norbu Tamang, Sikkim State Awardee Shri Yougan Tamang among others.