Acharya Bhanubhakta’s Message Transcends Boundaries of Geography and Time, Says President

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Bhanubhakta statue in darjeeling Chowrasta
Bhanubhakta statue in darjeeling Chowrasta

Acharya Bhanubhakta’s Message Transcends Boundaries of Geography and Time, Says President

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today (July 13, 2016) attended the 202nd Birth Anniversary celebrations of great Nepali poet Bhanubhakta Acharya at Chowrasta, Darjeeling (West Bengal).

Speaking on the occasion, the President said the great poet composed his poems in Nepali but his message was for entire humanity. His appeal transcends the boundaries of geography and time. He was delighted to have this opportunity to pay homage to the foremost poet of Nepali language.

President Pranab Mukherjee - HMI,Darjeeling
President Pranab Mukherjee – HMI,Darjeeling

Praising the people of Darjeeling for having nurtured different cultures and identities, the President said unity in diversity was India’s strength. He complimented the efforts of the State government to support different cultures. He called upon the different communities to work with one common purpose and contribute to the development of the region.