KATHMANDU: Sailendra Kharel’s photograph taken in Lete of Mustang has been declared the Photo of the Year.
Winning the 'IME Global- IME Nepal Photo Competition 2069, Kharel has bagged a purse of Rs 1,00,00.
As many as 7549 photographs were submitted for the competition under seven different categories, the Photojournalist Club said.
Kharel has won two other titles of photostory and news photo also.
According to the organisers, 938 professional and amateur photographers had taken part in the competition.
Winners of all categories have bagged Rs 30,000 each. Likewise, first runners-up and second runners-up of all categories have bagged Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 each.
The award winning photographs will be displayed at the Nepal Art Council, Babarmahal on July 10-15.