Loss of An Active Team Member of Limbuwan Study Center
Khagendra Jabegu, age 69, of Lalitpur Metropolitan City died by October 31, 2020. He was born in Falelung Rural Municipality -1 of Panthar District in East Nepal. He was a single son of Mr. Padam Pd. Jabegu and late Ranamaya Jabegu Angdembe. Khagendra Jabegu was educated in public Schools of Panthar district and later earned Bachelor’s Degree in Geography from Tribhuwan University and Masters Degree from Canada. In addition, he went to UK to receive another professional Masters Degree in cadastral survey.
He married a lady from neighboring village in 1975 but that did not work for both of them and later he married Ms Rita Siwakoti in 1998. He has left his beloved wife Rita and three sons.
Late Jabegu started his job career with Canada funded ‘Health and Sanitation Project-Nepal’ in 1978 by which he was able to succeed to be awarded scholarship to pursue Masters’ Degree in Canada. Nevertheless, after receiving Degree in Cadastral Survey from the UK, he was hired by Land Resource Mapping Project (LRMP) and he was engaged with that Project for a long time. After phase out of LRMP from Nepal, he worked as a project leader with French Govt. supported ‘Gulmi Arghakhanchi Rural Development Project (GARDP)’ for six years. Finally, he worked for Netherlands assisted SNV-Nepal as the portfolio coordination in Mechi Zone for 5 years.
Note: He played a role of the villain in a Nepali Film ‘Adarsha Nari -an Ideal Lady.
Late Jabegu was active in social services as well as in humanitarian activities both for his home District and for Kathmandu valley. He was an active team member of Limbuwan Study Center (LSC) under the responsibility of vice-chairperson and founder cum patrons’ member. And also, he was a patrons’ member of Kirat Yakthung Chumlung – the representative organization of Limbu ethnic group.
Late Khagendra Jabegu used to love good food and socializing. He often enjoyed going to fun clubs; and to sport clubs to play with friends, and had a wonderful personality and smile that could light up a room.
We are so terribly sorry for the heartbreaking loss of late Khagendra Jabegu. He was an exceptional asset of Limbuwan Study Center (LSC).
We would like to extend our sympathies to his wife and sons.
May God give him eternal rest in peace and the family the strength to bear the great pain at this hard time.