Jhapa, Febraury 24, 2017:Â Civil Societyâ€”Jhapa, honoured litterateur Jhamak Ghimire amid a programme held in Kankai Campus in Birtamode, on Wednesday. Ghimire was felicitated by former Chief Justice Kalyan Shrestha with a cash purse of Rs 51,000, and certificate of honour.
â€œI have received love from Jhapaâ€™s residents time and againâ€¦I have tried to honour the love I have received. And, this felicitation has further inspired to move ahead with strength,â€ Ghimire wrote in response to the honour.
Born to a farming family in Dhankuta, the differently-abled 35-year-old Ghimire has already published more than a dozen books including Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool, Sankalpa, Manchhe Bhitraka Yoddaharu (The Warriors within Humans), Quaati, and Be Mausam Ka Aastha Haru; and has to her credit more than five dozen awards for her literary achievements.
She also received the prestigious Madan Puraskar for herÂ autobiography Jeevan Kanda Ki Phool in 2011.