Nepali Language

Karna Thami Sir – In Memorium: वरिष्ठ साहित्यकार कर्ण थामी प्रति नेसासको श्रद्धाञ्जली

TheDC team joins Nepali Sahitya Sammelan Darjeeling in mourning the death of our Sahitya Akademi Awardee Karna Thami sir. He was one of the pivotal figures in the Nepali Bhasa Manyata Abhiyan – which was instrumental in getting Nepali language recognized under the VIIIth Schedule of our Constitution.



Bhasa Andolan Crusaders Wanted Mirik to Have These Landmarks

Here is a rare historical document from Bhasa Andolan Days. On Mirik on 15 August 1982 – our “Bhasa Sangrami” demanded that the beautiful bridge over Mirik Lake named as ‘Indreni Bridge’ in honour of INA freedom fighter Sahid Indreni Thapa by Late Tirtha Singh Moktan in a programme organized by All India Nepali Bhasa Samity, Mirik Branch.





ओझेलमा परेका दार्जीलिङ्गे नेपाली भाषा अग्रगामी मागॅदशॅक: पादरी गंगाप्रसाद प्रधान।

दार्जीलिङ नेपाली साहित्य इतिहासका अग्रज, प्रथम सम्पादक, प्रथम पाठ्य पुस्तक लेखक, प्रथम नेपाली पत्रकार, प्रथम नेपाली बाइबल अनुवादक, प्रथम नेपाली पादरी, गीतकार अनि भाषा मागॅदशॅक…


Losing my language

“Ama le bhannu bhako jaldi aunu harey, nashta thanda hundai cha…” Cringe. Cringe. Who in the world would speak like that, you’d ask. Well, an…