NSP to present Bhanu Puraskar to Dhruba Lohagun

Thu, Jul 11, 2019


GANGTOK,: Nepali Sahitya Parishad, Sikkim will celebrate the upcoming Bhanu Jayanti with the theme ‘Sanskriti Samridhi’, the celebration committee informed today.
Celebration committee working president Rudra Poudyal today addressed a press conference appealing the organizations and associations to attend the celebrations like the yester years.
“We had printed invitation cards but due to the limited time we have, we are not able to reach to all the organization and associations. Hence, through this platform, we appeal them to join the celebrations,” he said.
The celebrations will begin at 10 am with a Shova Yatra displaying cultural heritage. The rally will be followed by the main event at Manan Kendra. On the occasion, awards will be presented to achievers from diverse fields.
Nine awards will be conferred this year with playwright Dhruba Lohagun receiving the prestigious Bhanu Puraskar.
The function will also include cultural performances and literary events.


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