Khalanga ma Hamala awarded the 2014 Madan Puraskar

A meeting of Madan Puraskar Guthi on Sunday decided to confer the Madan Puraskar 2014 (2070 BS) to Radha Paudel’s book Khalanga ma Hamala (Attack in Khalanga).

Likewise, the Jagadamba Shree Puraskar was awarded to Shiva Regmi for his contributions to literature-journalism research, member-secretary of the guthi, Kunda Dixit said.

Khalanga ma Hamala is a memoir of Maoist attacks on Khalanga in 2002 by Radha Paudel from Chitwan, who is a nurse by profession.

Considered the most prestigious literature award in Nepal, Madan Puraskar is conferred annually for an outstanding book in the Nepali language published within the calendar year.

Source: Nepalnews