Rana and Shrestha honoured


September 10, 2016

Kathmandu, Sept 10: International Forum of Nepali Ghazal has honoured Ghazalist Bund Rana and musician Santosh Shrestha.

At a programme organised here on Friday on the occasion of the 151st birth anniversary of Motiram Bhatta, Vice-Chancellor at the Nepal Academy Dr Bishnu Bibhu Ghimire honoured Rana with ‘Motiram Ghazal Sadhana Samman’ while Shrestha with ‘Seturam Sangeet Sadhana Samman-2073’. Each award carries a purse of Rs 5,000.

On the occasion, Ghimire said that there was a great contribution of Motiram Bhatta for the overall development of Nepali literature.

Lokendra Banjara’s ghazal ‘Jaitun’ and Dr Hari Kumar Shrestha’s Ghazals — ‘Aankura’ and ‘Taranga’ were released. RSS

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