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Jhamak Ghimire conferred honorary Doctorate

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Kathmandu, September 6, 2016: The Madhya Paschimanchal University (MPU) has decorated writer Jhamak Ghimire with honorary doctorate degree.

During a convocation ceremony the MPU held here Monday, President Bidya Devi Bhandari said, “Ghimire is a literary person of unrivalled talent. Despite suffering from physical weakness, she has contributed significantly to Nepali literary firmament. She is the most inspiring figure for all of us.”

Similarly, President Bhandari suggested the university to focus on technical, skill-oriented, and research-based education which could best exploit the country’s resources.

On the occasion, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal hailed the contribution of litterateur Ghimire, saying she vividly depict lives, experiences and social reality in her books. Her writings have added new dimension to Nepali literature, said PM Dahal who is also Chancellor of the MPU.

He suggested the university that it concentrated in the production of globally competitive human resource.

I read the hearts of all Nepalis: Ghimire

A speech written by writer Ghimire was read out during the function: “I’ve no certificate even of grade one. I read stone, mud, and entire Nepali’s heart. I’m feeling I, who did not receive formal education and read the open sky and earth, have done something good for the country.”

Education Minister Dhaniram Poudel said it was a good opportunity that the MPU conferred the honour on literateur Ghimire.

The honorary doctorate degree to Ghimire is the honor to her zeal and creativity, said Vice-Chancellor of the MPU, Professor Dr Upendra Kumar Koirala.

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