Maha Kavi Devkota remembered
On the occasion of 113rd birth anniversary of Maha Kavi Laxmi Prasad Devkota, Nagarjun Literary Foundation organied a literary seminar on Thursday in Kathmandu.
During the event, poets and critics shed light on Devkota’s personality and recited Devkota’s poems too.
Putting forth his opinion, critic Badri Bishal Pokharel said that the new generation is required to deeply read and understand the poet laurate. Pokharel viewed that the difficult times realied by Devkota including stalled payment for seven months from the Nepal Academy for writing for people should be revealed.
Poets Shiva Prasad Acharya, Bairagi Jetha, Prakash Silwal, Chetnath Dhamala, Madhav Nirdosh, Yeshoda Adhikari, Shiva Hari Pandey and others recited their poems at the programme.
Likewise, a five-member committee was announced under the leadership of Bairagi Jetha for organiing the convention of Nagarjun Literary Foundation.
Source: National News Agency Nepal