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Published On: November 27, 2019 01:46 PM NPT By: RSS

Five literary creations shortlisted for Shami Foundation's award


Five books have been shortlisted for the ' Badalbhitrako Gham Puraskar' a literary prize institutionalised by the Shami Literary Foundation.

Those creations are 'Abishranta',  a novel by Ambika Aryal; 'Aakashako Dar', a collection of essays by Narendra Raj Poudel; 'Cheers', a story book by Dilip Shah;  Laxman Poudel's novel ' Sunpani'  and 'Shaharbinako Rahar', an anthology of poems by Damodar Pudasaini

The award carries a purse of Rs 111,111.  According to Foundation chair Pradeep Nepal, earlier it had summoned for the submission of literary creations for the award and it received a total of 84creations. Among them, five were shortlisted and one will be picked for the award which will be presented on coming March 1. 

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