Dhangadhi: The revered legacy of Jai Prithvi Bahadur Singh, often regarded as the epitome of a compassionate monarch, resonated through the city of Dhangadhi as his 147th birth anniversary was observed with solemnity on Thursday.
Amidst the commemorative gathering, Devraj Joshi, the esteemed provincial leader of Sudurpaschim Province, shared his insights. He reflected that figures akin to Singh, embodying a unique blend of regal stature and humanitarian spirit, remain exceedingly rare in the current age often referred to as the Kali Yuga. Joshi elaborated on Singh's remarkable achievements, highlighting his scientific approach in establishing the geographical center of Bajhang, along with his notable contributions to social reform.
Emphasizing the historical significance, Provincial Chief Joshi acknowledged the courageous decision of Singh to relinquish traditional royal privileges and embark on a journey to India. Despite being a member of the Rana family, Singh's principled stance against the prevailing regime and his unwavering commitment to humanitarian principles were praised.
A collaborative event organized by Sudurpaschim Sahitya Samaj and Surmadevi Samaj facilitated an enriching exchange of thoughts amongst Dhangadhi's esteemed literary minds and dedicated social workers. The discourse encompassed an exploration of Singh's profound contributions, allowing participants to engage with his enduring legacy. Steering the discussions was Tirtharaj Pandey, President of Sudurpaschim Sahitya Samaj, who presided over the program with dignity and poise.