‘Short stories have capacity to bring change in society’
By A Staff Reporter
Kathmandu, Aug. 24: Two literary writers, Sarubhakta and Indira Prasai, were awarded on Thursday on the occasion of the 11th Short Story Day-2076 BS.
Sarubhakta was handed over Padma-Ramchandra Short Story Award while Prasai was awarded with Dhanman Short Story Prize amid a function jointly hosted by Short Story Society and Sarwanam Theater.
Dr. Pushpa Raj Bhatta has founded Padma-Ramchandra Short Story Award and Dhanman Shrestha is the founder of Dhanman Short Story Prize.
Addressing the function as a chief guest, centenary literary person Satya Mohan Joshi said that short stories had the capacity to bring about revolution in the country.
Prof. Laxman Prasad Gautam had spoken about the literary works and features and Sarubhakta and Prasai.
Chairman of Short Story
Society Shree Om Shrestha ‘Rodan’ had chaired the function while
awardees Sarubhakta and Prasai had also expressed their views.
On the occasion, artists of the Sarwanam Theater had performed two short stories of Sarubhakta and one short story of Prasai. The three short plays were directed by Raj Shah.
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