KATHMANDU — Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli said that people’s leader the late Madan Bhandari was a patriotic and national development oriented figure.
Speaking at the program organised to commemorate the 15 anniversary of the Madan Bhandari Memorial College here in the capital today, PM Oli added that the late leader Bhandari had versatile, scientific and broader thoughts on the social justice regarding the national development and patriotism.
PM said that the government was working out to bring a new education policy because of the weakness in current policy and system.
Further, Oli asserted that an appropriate environment should be provided to the new generation which would flourish their interest and capacity.
Likewise, PM Oli honoured Professor P Kharel with the Madan Bhandari Education Journalism Award. The award carries a purse of Rs 25,000 and letter of honour.
Similarly, Sudan Lamichhane and Rama Parajuli were also honoured with gold medals for securing the highest marks in Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) exams.
PM Oli remembered the difficulty during establishment phase of the college as they faced fund crunch and lack of infrastructure; however, they had only determination and will power.
He said the students in the college should hone their talent, be disciplined and well mannered, adding that most of the college students are the same.
‘C’ Division League Football tournament set for February
KATHMANDU— The Martyrs Memorial ‘C’ Division League Football Championship is set to take place in the third week of February 2019.
On Thursday the meeting held between the representatives of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) and ‘C’ Division clubs at ANFA Complex in Satdobato, Lalitpur set the date for the tournament, shared ANFA Spokesperson Kiran Rai.
League Director Sanjeeb Mishra said, “The ANFA and Club’s representatives have agreed to conduct the competition in the final week of February (second week of Falgun). We will finalize the specific date for the tournament in near future”.
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