Kathmandu, Nov. 2: Senior musician Shambhujit Baskota has been honoured with the Rastrakabi Madhav Ghimire song prize.
The prize carrying a purse of Rs. 20,000 and a letter of citation was presented by the International Nepali Literary Society to mark the 110th birth anniversary of the Mahakabi Laxmi Prasad Devkota at a function held here today. The prize is presented in every two years to a music figure, according to the Society’s Central President Radheshyam Lekali.
Likewise, litterateur Chetan Karki and poet Toya Gurung were honoured with the Society’s special honour award carrying a purse of Rs. 20,000. The best book prize including Rs. 40,000 was presented to litterateur Padmawati Singh. RSS
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