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Mishra returns with memories

Salaseini Moceiwai
Sunday, February 03, 2013

IT might be his last contribution to the people of Labasa but that does not stop him from being a devoted giver.

Outgoing director for the Indian Cultural Centre (ICC) of the High Commission of India Doctor Kamal Kishore Mishra regards the musical instruments he gave to some organisations in Labasa as a gift he hopes he will be remembered for.

Dr Mishra has worked at the ICC in Suva for about four years and will be leaving our shores in a few weeks for India.

Upon his visit to the north last week, he was for the last time, treated to a special dinner by the Labasa Town Council and handed a gift pack from the Vodafone Festival of the Friendly North committee.

Dr Mishra said he always made sure he gave musical instruments to people in the north whenever he visited the region.

"This is because the northerners are very receptive and sociable," he said. "I always donate instruments to the people up north because I know they are good musicians and singers." He thanked the council and the festival committee for always being there for him whenever he visited the north.

Labasa special administrator Vijay Chand said Dr Mishra had done a lot not only for the people in the north but the country as a whole.