Tribute to Laxmi Prasad Devkota

Laxmi Prasad Devkota

On November 3, 2013, tribute was paid to the Great Poet Laxmi Prasad Devkota on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of the late poet. The program was organized by Nepal Cultural Association.

At the program, several eminent individuals in literature talked about Laxmi Prasad Devkota and his contribution to Nepal’s literary field. Senior lyricist Kali Prasad Rijal said true tribute to the late poet would be to honour and protect his creations. Nepal Cultural Association’s Chairman Govind Dev Pant added on the contribution of Devkota in enriching Nepali literature.

Various poets recited their poems at the program. Two books by Anuradha Thapa were also launched at the program. They were Desh ko Chintan, a collection of articles and Kasturi, an anthology of poetry.

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