6 Nov, Bhaktapur,- The Chakramani Memorial Award – 2073 has been conferred to Nepal Bhasa’s senior litterateur, Ram Shekhar Nakarmi.
Nepal Academy’s Poem Department Head, Prof Dr Amar Giri, handed over the award carrying a purse of Rs 10,000 amidst a programme marking Chakramani Chalise’s 134th birth anniversary at Katunje on Saturday.
Nakarmi was honoured for his continued activity in literature, art and entertainment business since 1955 (2012 BS), Chakramani Memorial Conservation Committee said.
Nakarmi was admitted to an elderly home after he was injured and his house collapsed during the massive earthquake on April 25, 2015. He has published half a dozen literary works, played in dozens of dramas and some movies. RSS