Photojournos Rokka and Rayamajhi bag photo contest award

Published On: July 5, 2018 06:12 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, July 5: Photojournalist duo Dipendra Rokka and Pratik Rayamajhi of Nepal Republic Media, has bagged Nepal Photo Contest-2018 award.  

In a special program, organized by Photo Journalist Club on Thursday, Rokka won the first prize under Nepal Smiles category whereas Rayamajhi won the first prize under Action Sports category. They have won a trophy, certificate and cash prize of Rs 30,000 each.

Likewise, photographer Narendra Shrestha has won the award of Photo of the Year. He has received the cash prize of Rs 100,000. Shrestha has announced that he will provide 70% of the cash prize to the flood victim family and 30% to the family of late journalist Yadav Thapaliya.

Shree Ram Khatri bagged the first prize of Rs 30,000 under Natural and Wild Life category followed by Umeed Shakya, second and Hemanta Shrestha, third. Shakya received Rs 20,000 whereas Shrestha received Rs 10,000.

Minister for Information and Communication Gokul Baskota felicitated the winning contender during the program. 

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