Kathmandu, Nov. 17: Rastrakavi, the poet laureate of the country, has been honored amid a function in the capital on Saturday.
Nepal Literature and Culture Foundation, Godavari feted national poet Madhav Ghimire with Maniraj Literary Award. The award carries a purse of Rs 100,000.
Foundation Chair Padmaraj Joshi shared that the national poet was felicitated with the award for his notable contribution to the Nepali literature.
Also speaking on the occasion, former Prime Minister and notable literary figure Lokendra Bahadur Chand said the national poet was the towering figure of Nepali literature and explaining his contribution by words will be incomplete.
Nepal Academy chancellor Ganga Prasad Upreti said that such awards inspire the creative writers. RSS
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