Panauti: A Mythological Sketch This work contains an introduction to the city of Panauti and interesting legends about the beginning of the Jatra festival, discussing the Jatra festival and culture of this city. This book is very useful for the readers who want to get all the information about Panauti in English language.CONTINUE READING
Subba Krishna Lal Adhikari might probably be the first literary martyr in the history of Nepali literature. He was the author of MAKAIKO KHETI, literally a book on the cultivation of maize, which criticized the Rana government under Minister Chandra Shumshere and which took the author’s life due to the conspiracy of some villains. This incident went down in the history of Nepali literature as MAKAIPARVA (The maize scandal).
MAKAIKO KHETI was written in 1920. The author of this controversial book was born in Ramechhap district in 1887. Krishnalal was a self-made man. He moved all the way from Ramechhap to Kathmandu to join the government service during Prime Minister Chandra Shumshere.
Parijat, the pseudonym of Vishnu Kumari Waiba, was a great name in the history of Nepalese literature. She had contributed a lot for the enrichment of Nepalese literature. She was a popular novelist, poet, short storywriter and woman activist. As a woman writer, her position has no parallel.
She was born at Lingia tea garden of Darjeeling. The death of her brother by drowing in a pond led her family to leave Darjeeling for Kathmandu, Nepal. She had acquired her early education from a girl school of Darjeeling. She passed the S.L.C. examination as a student of Padmakanya Vidyashram of Kathmandu.
B P Koirala (Bishweshwar Prasad Koirala) was a Nepali politician and a prolific writer. He was the Prime Minister of Nepal from 1959 to 1960. He led the Nepali Congress, a social democratic political party. Koirala was the first democratically elected and 22nd Prime Minister of Nepal. He held the office for 18 months before being deposed and imprisoned at the instruction of King Mahendra.CONTINUE READING
We are extremely glad to launch this book, which is simultaneously tans-generational and transnational. It is trans-generational because, this collection presents writers of various generations together.CONTINUE READING
PRINCESS KAYA : Ranjushree Parajuli | Book Review Presented by Nayan Ghimire.
Ranjushree Prajuli (2005 BS/ 1948 AD) is an active and highly dedicated writer. Dash Thunga Phool (2039 BS/ 1982 AD), Sabai Amako Santaan (2048 BS/1991 AD), Ma Birami Chhaina (2053 BS/1997AD), Andhabiswas (2054 BS/1996 AD), Katha Batika (2061 BS/2004 AD) and Miteri Gaun (2062 BS/2005 AD) are six collections of short stories containing forty nine stories through which the author gives messages of one issue or the other.
Kartikeya is a renowned author who has been working towards the promotion of reading and writing culture for children since the last two decades. Kartikeya, the leader of Mount Everest Storytelling Express is also a skilled story teller.CONTINUE READING
Manorama Jafa is author of over 100 children’s books, and over 600, stories, articles and research papers on children’s literature. Some of her books have also been published in Japan, Singapore, Holland and Italy. She has served as Consultant to the Children’s Book Trust, New Delhi for about 20 years.CONTINUE READING