KATHMANDU — Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has that Bhanu Bhakta Acharya’s contribution for the promotion of Nepali literature and language was incomparable.
Addressing a special function organised by the Bhanu Foundation in commemoration of the 204th Bhanu Jayanti, the birth anniversary of poet Bhanu Bhakta Acharya in Kathmandu on Thursday, PM Deuba stressed on unity among all Nepali citizens for the protection of all languages, literature and culture existing in the country.
Deuba also mentioned that the role of language and literature is crucial for the prosperity of the nation.
On the occasion, the Prime Minister paid tribute to the Adikavi by garlanding his statue. Prior to the function, a morning procession was held as an honour to the country’s pioneering poet.Follow @gorkhapost
Dipak Manange sent to Dilli Bazar jail
KATHMANDU — Absconding murder accused Rajib Gurung, aka Deepak Manange, who was arrested on Thursday, has been sent to Dilli Bazar jail today.
Manange,who had won the PA seat from Manang in the provincial election from Provice 4, was presented at the Kathmandu District Court and sent to Dillibazaar jail as per the court’s verdict, according to police.
The Supreme Court (SC) in January had convicted Manange in an attempted murder case and sentenced him to five years imprisonment. He was on the run since the Apex Court upheld the Patan Appellate Court’s verdict to jail him for five years in an attempted murder case.Follow @gorkhapost