Dasain

Kishore Gurung & Jum Prasad Gurung, 1998

Kishore Gurung and Jum Prasad Gurung (4953) pose for a photograph at a gate in front of the temple for the Dashera Party. Date: 1998. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Kishore Gurung & Jum Prasad Gurung, 1998

Kishore Gurung and Jum Prasad Gurung (4953) pose for a photograph at a gate in front of the temple for the Dashera Party. Date: 1998. Photo Collection: Kishore Kumar Gurung / SGPM.

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Dasain dinner 1968

The Gurkhas and their families having their Dasain dinner at the drill shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Dasain dinner 1968

The Gurkhas and their families having their Dasain dinner at the drill shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1968. Photo Collection: Shivraj Thapa / SGPM.

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Sitting on the lawn at Mount Vernon Camp 1970

Shivraj Thapa and Sahabir Thapa sitting on the grass at Mount Vernon Camp, during the Dasain holidays. There was a Chinese man who visited the camp to take photographs of everyone. He returned to sell Shivraj a copy of this

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Sitting on the lawn at Mount Vernon Camp 1970

Shivraj Thapa and Sahabir Thapa sitting on the grass at Mount Vernon Camp, during the Dasain holidays. There was a Chinese man who visited the camp to take photographs of everyone. He returned to sell Shivraj a copy of this

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Dasain Party at the Drill Shed 1971

Dasain Party at the Drill Shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1971. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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Dasain Party at the Drill Shed 1971

Dasain Party at the Drill Shed inside Mount Vernon Camp. Date: 1971. Photo Collection: Aswin Moktan / SGPM.

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Dasain at Dhanpati Gurung’s

Celebrating Dasain at Dhanpati Gurung’s (4579) home (second from left), once a section commander to all his men here. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Dasain at Dhanpati Gurung’s

Celebrating Dasain at Dhanpati Gurung’s (4579) home (second from left), once a section commander to all his men here. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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House-visiting during Dasain

House visiting during Dasain. Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) seated on the left, wearing a shirt he bought from Serangoon. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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House-visiting during Dasain

House visiting during Dasain. Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) seated on the left, wearing a shirt he bought from Serangoon. Date: Late 1970s. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Cultural Night 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) performing during Dasain festival’s Cultural Night with Amar Gurung (9127), a good singer and dancer, and was usually the female lead. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Cultural Night 1981

Krishna Bahadur Gurung (4930) performing during Dasain festival’s Cultural Night with Amar Gurung (9127), a good singer and dancer, and was usually the female lead. Date: 1981. Photo Collection: Krishna Bahadur Gurung / SGPM.

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Dasain At Home

Singapore Gurkhas celebrating Dasain – the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar – at Basanta Kumar Tamang’s residence, Block I at Mount Vernon Camp. Date: Unknown. Photo Collection: Aswin Tamang / SGPM.

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Dasain At Home

Singapore Gurkhas celebrating Dasain – the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese annual calendar – at Basanta Kumar Tamang’s residence, Block I at Mount Vernon Camp. Date: Unknown. Photo Collection: Aswin Tamang / SGPM.

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