SINGTAM, JULY 09: 202nd Bhanu Jayanti Celebration kicks off at Singtam with Inter School and Open Competitions for both Ramayan Path and Nepali Poetry held at Community Hall, Singtam on July 9. Similarly the next day on July 10, the Nepali Folk Dance Competitions will be completed. The top three winners of Ramayan Path, Poetry and Nepali Folk Dance Competition will perform on July 13th Bhanu Jayanti celebration to be held at Singtam Bazaar.
Sonam Dadul Bhutia, MLA Tashiding Constituency was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Other distinguished guests present on the occasion included Bimal Lamichaney, President Sirwani Chisopani GPU, Sawan Pradhan, President Singtam Nagar Pnachayat and his Councillors and others. The judges for the competition included Chunnilal Ghimeray, DP Adhikari, Dayaram Bhattrai, Tshering Bhutia. Mohan Pradhan Neeraj, General Secretary of the Singtam Bhanu Jayanti Committee was the host of the day while TB Pradhan, Vice President; Singtam Bhanu Jayanti gave the welcome speech.
Sonamati Senior Secondary School swept the Inter School Competition of both Ramayan Path and Nepali Poetry competition for the 202nd Bhanu Jayanti Celebration. While the students of Singtam SSS and Sumin Linzey SS stood second and third respectfully at the Ramayan Path competition. In the nepali poetry competition, Ivan Rai, Sonamati Senior Secondary School won the competition followed by Surekha Subba, Little Angel Academy, Adarsh Goan and Abilasha Chettri, Sirwani Secondary School bagging second and third position.
In the Open Nepali Poetry Competition, Krishna Dungel from Bermoik won the first prize while Sitaram Sapkota and Nishant Dulal stood second and third. While in the Open Nepali Poetry Competition Kush Narayan Dahal and Yadu Thatal went on to bag second and third position while the brother duo of Krishna Dhungel and Naren Dhungel went on to win the Open Poetry category.
Ram Sharma, Khamdong, noted stand up comedian entertained the audience with his humour while Dinesh Dahal and Pritam Sundas rendered a song each on the occasion.