Tihar Utsav held in Dokmoka

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Correspondent

Nov 3: The 2nd Tihar Utsav organised by Dokmoka Anchalik Gorkha Welfare Society was held at Longkam Teron auditorium, Dokmoka on November 2.

Professor Ganga Sagar Upadhya of Rangsina College graced the event as chief guest. While addressing the gathering, he urged his people to maintain peace and harmony with people around them. He also urged them to uphold the richness of their rich culture and traditions.

Other guests who attended the event include i/c of Dokmoka Police Station Bitupon Chetia, Parmananda Teron, secretary of Karbi Lammet Amei, Dokmoka Borsing Kro and others.

Competitions on solo singing, dancing, traditional dance, group song and others was also held among the participants as part of the utsav.

A public meeting was also held in the later part of the day. Tilak Lizal chaired the meeting while Churna Chetri carried out the task of felicitating the guests. Prize distribution was also held during the programme. Dongkarnuk bagged the first prize, Dokmoka Bazaar bagged second prize while Dengaon Nepali Basti bagged the 3rd prize respectively.