Dazzling Darjeeling

RJ Samir – Radio Salesian Journalist makes to India Book of Records

TheDC team sends a warm ‘shout out’ to RJ Samir, a Radio journalist working with the first community radio in the Darjeeling Hills, who has found a place in the India Book of Records. He has also contributed towards our initiative to visualize some of our favourite Nepali language stories and folktales, through out TheDC Story Series हाम्रा कथाहरु

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Sawane Sakranti: The Special Day We Pray to Mother Nature for Prosperity

Tonight hill folks take out a procession, wherein people carry a fire torch with local medicinal herb पट पटे to ward off the animals and pests, while crying out loud “ढंग ढंग राति…. सक्रंती…. उपिय्याँ जा रुपियाँ आइज” thus wishing for hardship to end and for prosperity to begin.