Gokhabazar, Feb 15,2015: A roadway from Ghairung to Manakamana via Tinmade in the district has been named the martyr Lakhan Thapa.
Lakhan Thapa is regarded as the first martyr of the country.
Nepal Magar Association, Gorkha, named the roadway after the martyr Thapa, on the occasion of the 138th memorial day of Thapa, informed Bishnu Ranamangar, Chairman of the Association.
he history has it that Lakhan Thapamagar was hanged on a tree near his home at Bungkot-4 of the district following the order of then Prime Minister Junga Bahadur Rana, reasoning Thapamagar’s subversive efforts against Rana regime. RSS
The government has been repeatedly requested to recognize Lakhan Thapamagar as the first martyr of the country.