KATHMANDU, April 18: Bishnu Kumari Waiba, popularly known as Parijat, was born in 1937 in the hill station of Darjeeling, India, a place known for its tea gardens. Though she was born and raised in Darjeeling, Parijat was intricately connected to Nepal and Nepali literature from her early childhood. Having had a keen interest in literature from her childhood, she was destined to play an important and well-appreciated role in strengthening Nepali literature. She moved and settled in Kathmandu, Nepal in 1954. While she was contributing to literature, she also tried to support social causes and initiated attempts like Prisoners' Assistance Mission. She died in 1993.
Here is a biopic of Parijat marking her 24th death anniversary.