The Ganeshman Singh Foundation has conferred the 'Ganeshman Singh Democracy Fighter Honour' on 11 persons in recognition to their contribution to establishment, restoration and protection of democracy.
The honour carried a purse of Rs 25,000, an appreciation letter and a shawl each.
Those honoured are Dhyan Govind Ranjit (Lalitpur), Himalaya Shumsher Rana (Kathmandu), Managya Lakol (Kathmandu), Dr Dinesh Nath Gongol (Kathmandu), Yog Prasad Upadhyay (Kathmandu), Harinath Bastola (Sunsari), late Champa Tharu (Kailali), late Ganesh Karmacharya (Banke), Dilip Sapkota (Morang), Purna Nand Sharma (Tehrathum) and Narayan Prasad Bhattarai (Panchthar).
Foundation Chairperson and NC leader Prakash Man Singh reminded that they were working for enlivening the history of the late Ganeshman Singh. "Late Ganeshman Singh had played significant role to restore democracy which was seized by the ruler," he said, adding that Foundation has been conducting various activities, such as publication of books and articles and conduct of different programmes.
On the occasion, central member Dhyan Govind Ranjit said the Foundation should be more active to make people aware of the late Singh's contribution to the democracy.
Other speakers also said the young generation should be made aware about the Late Ganeshman Singh and his role on democratic movement in the country.
SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY-RSS