Pathari (Morang), June 26: Kavi Krishna Bhusan Bal Memorial Academy, Biratnagar feted two litterateurs on Saturday.
The Academy conferred ‘Krishna Bhusan Bal Memorial Creative Award – 2071’ to Manju Kanchuli and ‘Krishna Bhusan Bal Memorial Creative Award-2072’ to poet Bam Dewan amidst a function held here.
Kanchuli and Dewan have been active in writing Nepali poems for more than five decades. They were honoured with Rs 25,000 each along with appreciation letters. The award is conferred on outstanding litterateurs annually in memory of poet Bal.
Likewise, ‘Krishna Kumari – Manorath Nepal Memorial Vani Award’, which carries a purse of Rs 35,000, was conferred on Prof Dr Tanka Neupane. Neupane has also been active in literary writing for more than five decades.
On the occasion, ‘Krishna Bhusan Bal Memorial’ book with more than a hundred individuals’ write-ups was launched. RSS