THE CHIEF MINISTER OF UTTARAKHAND Trivendra Singh Rawat has delivered a cheque of five lakh rupees to LOSA an alumnus of old students who’ve studied in various schools in Lansedowne and the nearby periphery and are now settled in various parts of India including abroad in reputed positions as entrepreneurs, technocrats, army men, artists, theater activists, lawyers, journalists, beauty pageant, academicians, journalists etc. The chief minister himself is a LOSAITE having sought his college education from Jehrikhal degree college, Lansedown and eminent singer of Uttarakhand Narendra Singh Negi and highest TRP gathering comedian Ghanna bhai too. The organisation was founded few years ago with the sole aim to meet with old student and their families at a magnificient hilly town situated at the extreme height of around 6 thousand feet and the headquarter of Garhwal rifles founded in 1887 by the Britishers earlier known as KAALO DAANDO as a tribute to late Balbhadra Singh Negi who fought several war for the British and came out triumphant, once in a year. The Losaites and their families meet in June for two days at Lansedown and interact within themselves including organize felicitation function for outstanding students, personalities of eminence, cultural events, quize, play Tambola and arrange delicious lunches and dinners compounded with holding of seminars of local and national issues of significance like environment awareness etc. The book lauch functions also take place if necessary written by its any of the member, as happened this time last June when the book of eminent losaite and author Dr. Satish Kaleshwari titled SUNDA RAVA was released. Eminent dignitaries such as CM Uttarakhand and the first citizen of LANSEDOWNE Cantt the Brigadier inaugurates the LOSA event. LOSA stands for LANSEDOWNE OLD ASSOCIATION MEET. This year’s LOSA was unique in the sense that not only had CM Trivendra Singh Rawat presented a cheque of Rs five lakhs for various developmental works and as a support for poor students but its one of the members’ Akruti Gusain was also designated as Miss Uttarakhand and as one of the runner ups in Miss India beauty peagent contest, a student of Lansedown. The Army Chief of India Gen Bipin Rawat and several other icons also hail from one of the nearby villages of Lansedown. As per the statement of the Secretary and treasurer of LOSA M/S Janardhan Sharma and Rajeev Barthwal the Losa would be using this amount for the construction of toilets in Maleen Basties and up gradation of Narendra Club including for financing poor outstanding students. Narendra club was once built by the Tehri Maharaja. Wishing LOSA all good wishes in its future endeavors.