Kathmandu: Five journalists and litterateurs were honored for their contribution to journalism and literature.
The awardees are photojournalist Ratna Krishna Shrestha, Yam Pradhan, litterateur Amrit Lal Shrestha, journalist Himesh Ratna Bajracharya and senior journalist and litterateur Mohan Dulal.
Established by Newa Journalist National Dabu, Mayor of Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidya Sundar Shakya presented the awards to the selected individuals amidst a function.
Mayor Shakya said the society needs journalism to guide Nepali citizens to pursue the right path through factual and credible news while stressing the need for journalism to help with the government’s goals of prosperity and development through dissemination of factual news.
Source: The Himalayan Times
Photo source: The Rising Nepal