KATHMANDU — Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has said that the new generations should follow the ideals of pioneer poet and national luminary Bhanubhakta Acharya.
PM Oli said so while speaking in a concluding programme of morning procession organised to mark the 205th birth anniversary of pioneer poet Acharya in the capital today.
PM Oli further said that the Aadikavi (first poet of Nepali literature) Acharya had contributed a lot to unite linguistic and cultural diversity persisted in the country through Nepali language.
Similarly, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defense Ishwar Pokharel feted various literary figures and released a book ‘Sanskritik Asmitaka Prateek: Tulasi Das and Bhanubkahta’ (Symbol of Cultural Dignity: Tulasi Das and Bhanubhakta ) in the programme.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari also praised the role of pioneer poet Bhanubhakta as he had contributed a lot in making Nepali language popular through literary creations.
Speaking in the same programme, Nepal Academy Chancellor Ganga Prasad Upreti opined that the modern Nepal’s unifier Prithvi Narayan Shah and pioneer poet Bhanubhakta should be respected by all.
Bhanu Pratishthan chair Prof Dr Brataraj Acharya stressed on developing the birth place of Bhanubhakta as the literary holy place.
The book was translated into Nepali from Hindi by Rajendra Prasad Upadhyay Dhakal. The book is published by Ananda Publication, Kolkata, India.Follow @gorkhapost
NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education
KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.
Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.
On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.
Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.
Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.Follow @gorkhapost