1. Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling conferred with Nepal’s literary award

Sikkim CM Pawan Chamling conferred with Nepal’s literary award

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was today conferred the 'Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award' by Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli for his commendable contributions in promoting Nepali literature in India.

By: | Kathmandu | Published: May 22, 2016 8:21 PM
Chamling's other works in Nepali include Prarambhik Kavita (poems, 1978), Antyaheen Sapana: Mero Bipana (poems, 1985), Ma Ko Hoon! (poems, 1992), and Sikkim ra Nariko Maryada. (EP) Chamling’s other works in Nepali include Prarambhik Kavita (poems, 1978), Antyaheen Sapana: Mero Bipana (poems, 1985), Ma Ko Hoon! (poems, 1992), and Sikkim ra Nariko Maryada. (EP)

Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling was today conferred the ‘Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award’ by Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli for his commendable contributions in promoting Nepali literature in India.

The award was presented to Chamling at a ceremony organised here.

Siddhicharan Shrestha Academy organised the event on the occasion of 105th birth anniversary of the late poet Shrestha.

The award carries a certificate of appreciation and a sum of NRs 100,000.

Chamling, 65, was not present to receive the award.

He has been awarded twice by the Sikkim Sahitya Parishad – Chintan Puraskar in 1987 for the best poem and Bhanu Puraskar in 2010.

Chamling’s other works in Nepali include Prarambhik Kavita (poems, 1978), Antyaheen Sapana: Mero Bipana (poems, 1985), Ma Ko Hoon! (poems, 1992), and Sikkim ra Nariko Maryada.

An author of many books in Nepali, English and Hindi, he is also a publisher.

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