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Bharatpur metropolitan city academy honours literary writers

Politics, Society Apr 01, 2024

Chitwan, April 1:

The Bharatpur Metropolitan City Academy has honoured various literary writers.

Academy’s Chancellor and Bharatpur mayor Renu Dahal feted the literary writers amidst a programme on Sunday.

Prakash Thapa of Bharatpur-4 was honoured with ‘Bharatpur Pragya Samman’ while Prof Dr Karna Bahadur Baniya of Bharatpur-12 was provided with ‘Krishnabam Malla Pragya Samman’. Likewise, DR Pokharel of Bharatpur-10 was honoured with ‘Chitwan Pragya Puruskar’. The Academy presented this award to Pokharel for his literary creation ‘Sanskritiko Sopanma Chitwan’. As informed, the honoured literary writers bagged a cash prize of Rs 50,000 each.

Similarly, Siman Kshetry of Bharatpur-1 was feted with ‘Bagishwori Pragya Puruskar’ for his novel ‘Jhumar’.

Jagannath Pundit of Bharatpur-1 was presented with ‘Bharatpur Pragya Puruskar’ towards poetry for his collection of poetry entitled ‘Gharbarima Tori Phulyo’.

Likewise, Ashtadev Khanal was given away the ‘Bharatpur Pragya Puruskar’ (towards fiction writing). They were honoured with cash prize of Rs 25,078 each.

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