At a function organized at the United World Trade Centre Building, Tripureshwor, renowned radio personality and the ‘voice’ behind BFBS (British Force Broadcasting Service), Major Kishore Gurung was honored for his exemplary contribution to the development and spreading of Nepali music, art and culture to the world. Having spent the last 38 years in front of the microphone, sharing joys and sorrows with the Nepali population from all corners of the globe, Major Gurung popularly and lovingly also known as ‘Bada’ to one and all was felicitated among a host of prominent personalities from the media and other sectors of the society.
Organized by Kirant Rai Yayokya UK, Sagarmatha Taikwondo Dojang UK, Magar Sangh UK, Sapan Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. UK, British Gurkha Welfare Society, UK
and supported by organizations such as Tamu Dhi UK, Khotang Samaj UK
and NRN UK
, the felicitation program was coordinated by popular media personality associated with Image Channel, Mr. Suraj Shrestha.
Special mention was made of Bhumiraj Rai
, the man who has been credited for initiating this noble gesture. Doing the special honors on the occasion who also spoke while congratulating ‘Bada’
were speaker Subash Chandra Nembang
, Acting Director of Radio Nepal
, Robin Sharma
, poet Manjul
, station manager of Image FM, Bharat Shakya
and literati Bairagi Kaila.
All in all, it was a well deserved honor for the man who has become synonymous with radio broadcasting in Nepal
. Mention the name ‘Bada
’ and a smile of recognition spreads across our faces and a renewed sense of pride engulfs our hearts. Salutation to you Sir!