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Sikkim’s Poet Simeyon Sukita Rai wins Poet Idol Season-2 

First Published: 26th May, 2024 12:23 IST

Notably, Rai is the second Sikkimese to win the popular reality show from the neighbouring country for the second year in a row.

Reported by Prakash Adhikari

Proud moment for Sikkim. Simeyon Sukita Rai, a poet from the state has won season 2 of the Poet Idol, a popular reality TV show of Nepal. 

Notably, Rai is the second Sikkimese to win the popular reality show from the neighbouring country for the second year in a row. 

The first season of the reality show was won by poet Sikkim’s Neelam Gurung. 

Simeyon Sukita Rai hails from Namchi. 

Congratulating Rai on his success, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang praised his extraordinary talent, dedication, and passion for poetry and literature and said that winning such a prestigious title reflects the depth of his creativity and the impact of his words. 

“I extend my heartfelt congratulations to Shri Simeyon Sukita Rai for clinching the Poet Idol title in Kathmandu, Nepal. This remarkable achievement is a testament to his extraordinary talent, dedication, and passion for poetry and literature.This tremendous success not only brings pride to him personally but also shines a bright light on Sikkim, inspiring many aspiring poets, litterateurs, and artists in our community. Winning such a prestigious title is no small feat, and it reflects the depth of his creativity and the impact of his words, alongside his unwavering dedication, perseverance, and thoughtful contemplation. May this achievement be just the beginning of many more accolades in his poetic journey. We eagerly anticipate seeing how his words continue to inspire and move audiences both near and far. Once again, heartiest congratulations on the well-deserved success! Warm regards,” wrote CM Tamanag in a congratulatory message.

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