Trimurti Niketan has presented this year’s ‘Lekhnath Poudyal Award’ to poet Ganesh Bisham.
At a programme organised here on Monday on the occasion of 14th establishment day of the Niketan, Niketan presented the award to Bisham which carries a purse of Rs 100,000 and letter of felicitation.
Two books of Bisham, active in literary sector for the past half-century, have been published so far.
On the occasion, Niketan announced to establish Satya Mohan Joshi Museum at the house of scholar Joshi.
Similarly, journalist Sujeev Bajracharya, mayor of Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Chiribabu Maharjan, and a social worker Laxmidas Manandhar received this year’s Satya Mohan Joshi Century Medal.
‘Bidrohi Pragya Prema Shah’ written by Narendra Raj Prasain and ‘Ek Bhul’ written by Gayetri Gharti Magar were released on the occasion.