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Published On: September 24, 2019 01:02 PM NPT By: Republica

Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire still young at 101

Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire still young at 101

Rastrakavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire turned 101 on Tuesday. He was born in Pustun village, Lamjung on September 23, 1919.

Taking the Twitter handle, PM KP Oli wrote, “I congratulate Rastrakavi Ghimire for his 101st birthday. Hope his works live for many generations. I wish for his good health.”

Rastrakavi Ghimire is widely known as one of the pioneer figures in the Nepali literature for patriotic writings. ‘Gauri’, ‘Himalwaari Himalpaari’, ‘Malati Mangale’, ‘Rajeshwari’, ‘Shakuntala’, and ‘Aswathama’ are his most acclaimed works. Apart from the literary works, Ghimire has also worked as co-editor of Gorkhapatra. He is also an Honorary Brigadier General of Nepal Army. 

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