Senior literary writer Bairagi Kainla today honoured three litterateurs with 'Shrasta Chaitra 30' commemorating their role to the people's movement for democratic attainment.
Noted literary writer Kainla felicitated Basudev Adhikari, Bibash Pokharel and Shardul Bhattarai at a programme hosted by 'Shrastha Chaitra 30' – an organization established on the initiative of 17 youth literary writers to enliven the contributions of literary sector to the political movement.
The honour for the year 2078 was conferred on literary writer duo, Adhikari and Pokharel while Bhattarai was felicitated for the year 2077.
Krishna Dharabasi among the honoured will be felicitated later as he is currently outside the country, it is shared.
Former Chancellor of Nepal Academy, Kainla expressed sorrow for the hapless status of literary writers after political change despite their power to create wave in favour of the change.
He also vented ire for the failure to transform internal structures of society along with the political change. He stressed the need for the literary writers to retaliate the move meant for surpassing people's rights from any side.
Also speaking on the occasion, noted poet and Rastriya Samacahr Samiti (RSS)'s executive chair Shyamal Adhikari urged creative writers to internalize the grave issues of commoners and scribe them in their creations.
Likewise, critic Dr Gyanu Pandey expressed happiness over the bid to felicitate the literary writers having vibes for change.
Chairperson of 'Shrasta Chaitra 30' Manoj Neupane said creative writers would continually keep vigil for the protection and promotion of civic liberties and freedom of expression.
Founder chair of the organization RM Dangol underlined the need to create dialogue and discourse to protect records of the movement and its future direction.
Source: National News Agency Nepal