October 25, Kathmandu. The birth anniversary of Kirant Dharmavalambi Mahaguru and national hero Falgunand is being celebrated today.
In recognition of the role played by Falgunand for social reform, Falgunand’s birth anniversary is celebrated on 25th October every year.
Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed his best wishes to the Kirant community on the occasion of the birth anniversary of social reformer and Mahaguru Falgunand of the Kirant community.
Especially in the eastern hill districts of Panchthar, Taplejung, Terhathum, Ilam, Jhapa, etc., Falgunand’s birth anniversary is celebrated with various programs. Falgunand’s contribution is commemorated with special programs at various places in the country where the Kirantis live, including Taplejung headquarters Phungling, Phidim of Panchthar, Lavrekuti, Ravi, Mangsevung of Ilam, Atharai Sakranti Bazaar of Tehrathum.
V.S. Born in Ilam on October 10, 1942, Falgunand passed away. No. It happened in the year 2005. Towards the end of his life, he worked for the betterment of Kirant language, script, culture and society. Falgunand v. For social reform. No. The policy of ‘Satya Hangma (Religion) Muchulka’ established on April 7, 1988 is popular.
The Kirant community celebrates this as the first step of Kirant culture and celebrates Baishakh 24 as the day of social reform.
He passed away on March 7, 2005. Falgunand was declared a national hero by the government led by the then Prime Minister Madhav Nepal on December 3, 2008. The government has also been publishing postage stamps with his photo.
A 15-foot-tall statue of Atharai Sakranti Bazaar Falgunand of Tehrathum has also been erected.