Humour artist Panta bags ‘Basudev Luitel Award’

September 9, 2016

Lalitpur, Sept 9: Humour artist Santosh Panta has been honoured with the ‘Basudev Luitel Award-2072’.
Former Prime Minister and CPN-UML Chairman KP Sharma Oli conferred the award on Panta. Established by the Basudev-Bidya Devi Luitel Guthi, the award carries a purse of Rs 111,111 and a letter of appreciation.
Addressing the event, Oli appreciated the contribution of Panta to the development and change of Nepali society through humorous and satirical television programmes.
Similarly, senior litterateur Modanath Prashid lauded the contribution of comedians to present bitter reality of the society to public in a humorous way.
Even a book entitled ‘Hashyabyanga Sarathi’ was launched. The book was published by the Guthi. RSS