BANEPA: The Shabdayatra Publication has honoured three literary figures and magazines with different awards.
The Harigopal Pradhan Critique Honour along with Rs. 10,000 has been presented to critique Prof. Dr. Keshab Prasad Upadhyay.
Similarly, the 'Rachana', a literary magazine, has been honoured with the Tikadevi Khatri Literary Magazine Honour along with Rs. 5,000 and Dinesh Kumar Pokhrel has been feted with the Tahaldas Shiwakoti Spiritual Journalism Honour along with Rs. 5,000.
On the occasion, singer and former Secretary Urmila Shrestha launched 'Geeta' translated into Nepali language by Mukti Sharma, a book 'Geeta- Mali' published by the Shabda Yatra Publication and a book'Personalities featured on Nepali postage stamps by Tahaldas Shiwakoti 'Yatri''.
Similarly, singer-musician Hiranya Bhojpure launched an audio-video cassette, a collection of songs by lyricist Nirmala Giri.