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Prof. Durga Prasad Ghimire felicitated


Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha in association with Sahitya Akademi organized ‘Meet the Author’ program in the premises of Nagaon College recently.

Noted Litterateur Prof. Durga Prasad Ghimire was felicitated on the programme for his enormous contribution towards the enrichment of   Nepali literature.

The program witnessed the gracious presence of seven Sahitya Akademi award winners viz; Dr.Jiwan Namdung, Prem Tamang, K.B.Nepali, Prof. Lil Bahadur Chetry, Prof.Geeta Upadhyay, Durga Khatiwara and Chabilal Upadhyaya. There were other dignitaries like Dr.Sarat Barkataki,Lakheswar Sarma,Prof.Kalpana Hazarika Gayan present on the occasion.

The felicitation programme was followed by the recitation of poems and discussion by poets from across India along with the presentation of traditional folk dance and song by the vibrant Gorkha youths.

Since 1987, Sahitya Akademi, periodically arranges a programme called Meet the Author in which a distinguished writer is invited to speak on his life and works so that other writers and scholars have a deep and personal understanding of the writer and his writings. The speech lasting for about 40 minutes is usually followed by a lively discussion for another 30 to 40 minutes.


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