Three literary figures awarded with Madhupark Honour


By TRN Online, Kathmandu, June 12: Three literary figures have been awarded with the Madhupark Honour on the occasion of the 57th anniversary of the Gorkhapatra Corporation's monthly literary magazine, the Madhupark.

The anniversary was marked amidst a special function today.

Those who have been honoured  with Madhupark Honour 2081 are Prof. Krishna Gautam, Manju Kanchuli and Kishor Pahadi.

The honour includes a sum of Rs. 50,000 and a felicitation letter. Literary critic Prof. Dr. Basudev Tripathi handed over the honour to the awardees.

On the occasion, Prof. Tripathi lauded the Madhuparka's unique role in the promotion of the Nepali literature.

Speaking on the occasion, executive chairman of the Gorkhapatra Corporation, Bishnu Prasad Subedi, viewed that the Madhupark was a learning center for the Nepali literary landscape.

He said as the Gorkhapatra daily carries the history of Nepali journalism while also being a school of the discipline, The Madhupark is that of the Nepali literature and it has contributed a lot for promoting the Nepali literature.

He also said that the Corporation was digitizing all of its publications so as to preserve all of them.

Lal Bahadur Airi, General Manager of the Gorkhapatra Corporation, said the efforts were being made of late to reform in the content and presentation of the Corporation's publications.

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