30 June, Nuwakot, -Three literary figures from across the country were honoured on Thursday in Nuwakot coinciding with the occasion of the Fourth National Paddy Day.
The Nuwakot Literary Academy organized the launch of literary works, literary seminar and honoured three individuals with the Maha Mandal Literary Honour – 2074.
Those receiving the honour were Munal Aryal from Makawanpur, Shanti Adhikari from Banke and Loknath Kharal from Nawalparasi. The Nuwakot Literary Honour – 2074 was conferred on Deuti Dirghayu from Ratamate area of Belkotgadhi Muncipality – 7.
The Academy has been conferring the annual award on 15th of the Nepali month of Asar. Academy’s Chairman, Ram Krishna Gajurel, said the date was chosen for the ceremony of conferring awards and holding literary programmes so as to promote literature in tandem with farmers. The annual ceremony has been continuing for the past five years