Darpan Roka as the President of Nepal Magar Student Association Myagdi

Myagdi. 

Darpan Roka has been elected as the president of the Nepal Magar Student Association, Myagdi. Mangla Rural Municipality-3 Baranjaka Roka was unanimously elected as the president in the ninth district session of the association held in the assembly hall of the Magar Association on Saturday.

Samir Roka Magar, the outgoing secretary of the association informed that Bharat Armaja was elected as the vice-chairman of the newly formed district working committee of the association, Jyoti Pun as the secretary, Ravina Pun as the joint secretary and Lakshmi as the treasurer. The working committee members are Leela Poorja, Dewana Poorja, Tha Bahadur Pun, Manu Thapa Magar, Samita Thapa Magar, Jina Pun Magar, Meghna Garbuja, Angel Pun, Roshan Fagami, Rashmika Roka, Soni Gharti, Sindhu Pun and Rekha Pun.

In the session, Samir Roka Magar, secretary of the association, presented the progress report and Bharat Armaja, the treasurer, presented the financial report. Nepal Magar Association District Coordinating Committee and Students’ Association’s conference is organized jointly. The newly elected President Roka has promised to conduct various creative activities on Magar culture, language training, etc. targeting Magar students studying in schools and campuses across the district.

The session was held under the chief guest of District Committee Advisor, Manprasad Thajali.  Ekjit Roka, President of Mangala Rural Municipality Ward No. 1, and Tham Bahadur Garbuja, District President of Magar Bhupu Sainik Sangh, expressed their views on behalf of the people’s representatives. Anil Ramjali Magar, a member of Nepal Vidyarthi Sangh Gandaki Province, had a special presentation at the convention.

While congratulating the newly formed working committee, the outgoing district president Vijay Gharti Magar said that the responsibility of preserving Magar culture and traditions rests on the shoulders of the Magar Students’ Association and said that the students should be responsible. Various dances were also performed by the artists of the Magar Students Union in the program.

There is a majority of Magar castes in Myagdi. The Magar castes here have their own traditional culture, language, dress and lifestyle. Recently, the Magar community, who want to live in Lahure, are actively advancing in the fields of education, civil service and politics.