128th Falgunanda Jayanti observed in Beldangi

Guests inaugurate the program. Photo: Tilak Niraula/BNS

Kirat devotees of Beldangi marked 128th Falgunanda Lingdens anniversary amidst a cultural program in Beldangi today.

Falgunanda followers from various camps and host communities, who were gathered together to mark the anniversary, were entertained with several Kirat songs and dances.

Guests inaugurate the program. Photo: Tilak Niraula/BNS

Around five thousand devotees who were dressed on their cultural dress gathered to observe the event, claimed orginzers.

The organizers  honored some elderly people from the camps and the host community for their dedication and hard work for the protection and continuous services for the religion and culture prevailing in Nepal.

Speaking in the program, Chief Guest of the program, Chandra Kumar Serma, explained the history of Lingdens and his reforms for Kirat devotees.

He Said, “The contribution of Lingden for the Kirat dharma is a historic among others religions. It is, therefore, important that we protect and preserve it.”

He also extended his gratitude to the Bhutanese Society for hosting such a grand program in the camps.

Chairperson of the program, Krishna Kumar Songden Rai, thanked the devotees from different religions for participating and making the programme successful.