Kathmandu, June 27: The Madan Bhandari Academy of Art and Literature has published biannual literary magazine ‘Shardul’ on the occasion of the 65th birth anniversary of Madan Bhandari.
CPN (UML) Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is the chief patron of the magazine where Academy Chairman Dr Bijay Subba as chief editor and Dr Bindu Sharma and Yashoda Adhikari are executive editors.
‘Swetshardul’ (white tiger) is the underground name of the then General Secretary of the CPN (UML), Bhandari.
The magazine has incorporated working papers of Prof Dr Badri Bishal Pokharel, Dr Amar Giri, Dr Dilliraj Khanal, Prof Dr Som Khatiwada, Dr Bhim Khatiwada, Shanta Manabi, Shyamal, Jayanta Pokharel, among others as well other stories, poems, reports of Academy.
Usha Kiran Bhandari is patron of the Academy and magazine. Academy was established on February 5, 2011. RSS