Posted 07 January 2004 - 10:14 AM
Some info of mini Nepal in Myanmar
no of nepali : over 300000
location : most nepali are living spread through northen part (Kachin state) and eastern part (Shan state)
arrival time : early 1890 with British Regiment
mini kathamandu in myanmar : Mogok (ruby land) (live 50000)
no of nepali school : over 1000 in whole country
course offer : from kacha 1 to kacha 10 (the courses were written by Pandit Thakur Prasad Guragai who won the national literatural prize from nepal in 1997)
certificate : Diploma in Nepali Literature ( course was taken from nepal for this certificate)
no of Sankrit school : 3
founder of Snakrit shcool : D.R Sharma
festival : celebrate all nepalese cultural festival (espically teejh , tihar and deepawali with greate in nation wide)
Ram Navami festival at Lokhu Sankrit Patashala
Shiva Ratri in Sankhai Shiva Dham
oldest temple : Ram Chandra temple (founded in 1894) from Mogok
no of temple : 500
no of university students : total 1000 students around nation wide university
main student organization : All Myanmar Nepali(Gorkha) University Students(NGUS)
Family. I had been a general secretary from 2000 Sep to 2002 Sep. It has 6 branch.
NGUS Family(Mandalay Universities branch)
NGUS Family(Yangon Universities branch)
NGUS Family(Taunggyi Universities branch)
NGUS Family(Myitkyina Universities branch)
NGUS Family(Lashio Degree Colleges branch)
NGUS Family(Kalay Degree Colleges branch)
Under Students' Stippend board, NGUS Family work together in publishing nepalese calendar and distributing every year. and then take the management of
Chandra Hostel and AttarSingh Hostel which were built by NGUS Family from the fund by contributing calendar ever year. This Family also manage in giving stippend
to student who cannot join high school and univetsity in case of money.
no of dramashala : 3 (in Mandalay of Mandalay Division, Myitkyina of Kachin State,
Naung Cho of Shan State)
famous nepali : 1. Sukh Bahadur Rai (won national hightest military prize( AungSan
Suriya prize) which was given only to Saheed(Martrys) in 1949. There are only seven perosons who won this prize upto now.
2. Bahadur (football player and national football team leader from
1969 to 1973. He was also known as Asia Pili in his time. By his leadership, once Myanamar football team has its golden time.
famous singer : Padam Thapa
I will later collect and post more info.
May your smile keeps peace.