KATHMANDU — The 27th memorial day of Swar Samrat (singing maestro) Narayan Gopal was marked in the Capital on Tuesday.
Narayan Gopal Music Trust had organised a musical programme to mark the Day. On the occasion, Rastrakavi Ghimire remembered Maestro Narayan Gopal as a consummate singer.
Various singers performed the songs of the Maestro at the programme.
On the occasion, Kathmandu Metropolis Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya honoured senior musician and singer CK Rasaili with the Narayan Gopal Memorial Award of Rs 25,000 and letter of certificate.
Likewise, musicians Ratna Shumsher Thapa, Bhairav Nath Rimal Kadam, Nagendra Thapa, Kali Prasad Rijal, Kiran Kharel, Madhav Prasad Ghimire, Kanchan Pudashaini, Durga Lal Shrestha, Chetan Karki, Man Bahadur Mukhiya and Yadav Kharel were also honoured as distinguished musicians.Follow @gorkhapost
Govt forms panel to look into vegetable syndicate
KATHMANDU — The government has formed a committee to look into the issues of the Kalimati Fruits and Vegetables Market and come up with a viable solution after receiving several complaints from customers regarding the price of vegetables skyrocketing due to the prevalence of syndicate.
Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supplies Matrika Prasad Yadav formed a seven-member committee on Tusday. Nabaraj Dhakal, the joint secretary and also spokesperson at Ministry for Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS), has been appointed as the chair of the committee.
Other members of the committee are joint secretaries of the Ministry of Agricultural and Livestock Development and Ministry of Home Affairs, Executive Director of Kalimati Fruits and Vegetable Market Development Committee Tejendra Prasad Poudel, a deputy inspector general of Nepal Police and two officer-level staff of MoICS.
Earlier, vegetable traders had halted trade at the Market demanding immediate release of Bharat Khatiwada and Ujwal Dhungana, who had been arrested on Monday for creating disturbance and obstructing the vegetable market monitoring.Follow @gorkhapost