The Shami Sahitya Sadhana Samman is being conferred on Marxist critic Mohan Baidya 'Kiran'. The award is being provided in his recognition to the contribution in Marxist literature and criticism in Nepali literature.
A selection committee led by Professor Rajendra Subedi had picked Baidya for this year’s award. The award is being feted on March 12. The award carries a purse of Rs 111,111.
Source: National News Agency Nepal