Prashant Tamang, a Nepali from Darjeeling, is about to be crowned with the Indian Idol title in the popular Sony television talent hunt show Indian Idol third. The only contestant is no other than Amit Paul. Though Emon Chatterjee has reached the third rank is entirely a no-Indian Idol contestant- this is all what we see.
Various programs are keeping Prashant busy, whatever the Indian Idol 2007 result be, he is going to be celebrated as the Idol. Pro-Prashant signature campaign in various Indian cities and even in Eastern Nepal and kathmandu. ASA the contest is over Prashant is packed with busy schedule in Kathmandu, he says he is very thankful to Nepalis for voting him enourmously.
One of the Weekly newspapers in Kathmandu has recently published 3 full pages about Prashant, including exclusive interviews with Prashant himself, his mother Rupa Tamang, the Sony TV Program Manager George Waggish and one of the judges Udit Narayan Jha from Darjeeling.