Independence Day

Independence Day Glory – Samsing Fari Busty Shows the Way

India today completed its 75th Independence Day and as always, everything in India is a festival. Today was no different. Small villages, towns, urban centers celebrated this grand day with much fun fervor, and enthusiasm and Darjeeling hills were no different This Ground report is from one of India’s such villages where change is happening silently.

Remembering Forgotten Gandhi of Sikkim

His name is Late Trilochan Pokhrel or popularly called as ‘Gandhi Pokhrel’ or ‘Bande Pokhrel’. However the sad instance in Sikkim that hardly anyone knows him. He becomes the forgotten chapters of Sikkimese History. Late Pokhrel was born at Tareythang Busty in Pakyong sub-division of East Sikkim in the last decade of 19th Century.

Rethinking Nationalism

Nationalism is a very broad concept and might have multiple understandings attached to it but is commonly interpreted as one’s love for her/his own “Nation”….

Whom Shall We Remember Today?

“A nation’s culture resides in the heart and soul of its people” -Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1869-1948 For the last two years, I have been penning…