Nepa-laya releases English edition of 'Khalangama Hamala'

Published On: April 20, 2017 04:11 PM NPT

KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepa-laya, which has been presenting Nepali best sellers to English readers, released the English edition of Madan Puraskar winning book, 'Khalangama Hamala' on Thursday.

According to Nepa-laya, the English edition is titled as 'Jumla: A nurse's story'. Author Radha Paudel released the book in Jumla by presenting a copy of the book to the Jumla based Karnali Community Resource Library.

Radha Paudel's Madan Puraskar winner, 'Khalangama Hamala' is a memoir of a health-worker during the period of Maoist insurgency. The memoir recalls the deadly night of Khalanga attack by the then Maoist insurgents.

Radha’s book – Khalangama Hamala was released at Nepalaya on May 23, 2013 and went on to receive the year’s most prestigious literary award, Madan Puraskar.

“I am indebted to all the readers for accepting my book with such love and appreciation.” said Radha. “With this English edition, I hope the story of Karnali will reach more readers beyond the Nepali readership.” she added.

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