19-year-old Suravee Thakuri rocked Darjeeling’s literary scenario by publishing her debut book Midnight gossips. Suravee Thakuri is a 19-year-old teen who is pursuing her graduation from Salesian College Siliguri in mass communication and journalism. The event arranged on 4th September inside the warm ambiance of Amar Deep Samaj, Ghoom, Darjeeling.
Guests of the day:
The event presided by Sachin Rai Dumi, along with the guest of honor and chief guests Sahitya Akademy Awardee Krishna Singh Moktan, Sahitya Akademy Awardee Dr. Nanda Hankhim, Kashyap Awardee Dr. Gokul Sinha, and Kiran Thakuri respectively.
Commencing from prayers chanting Akhanda Deep Prajwalan, event manager and president of Amar Deep Samaj, Roshan Thakuri gave the welcome speech. Eminent poets Mahendra Syangbo and Pravat Chiso Rai spoke about the book in depth. The proprietor of Clifton Hall School Mrs. Indira Shah gave insights of who the poet is. Then the event followed by the poetry recitation by some of the eminent poets in and around Darjeeling. Chief guests, guests of honour, and the President of the event gave their speech about the literary scenario of Darjeeling, simultaneously they gave this young poetess abundance of blessings. The event was hosted by Poet and writer from Darjeeling Lubina Kritika.
Also, when in conversation with Suravee, she said she wanted to express her gratitude towards every hand who supported her in this biggest step of her life, and for budding writers and poets she said:
“Leap that you’re afraid to take because what’s going to make you stand out”.
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