Eleven personalities honoured with Chinnalata Award
Kathmandu, July 16: Various 11 personalities from music fraternity have been feted with the Chinnalata Music Award-2071 and 2072 amid a programme held here on Friday.
Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Ananda Prasad Pokharel, Chancellor of Nepal Academy Ganga Prasad Uprety and Chairman of Chinnalata Music Award Trust Prof Dr Basudev Tripathi honoured the recipients with award and the cash prize.
Since this annual award could not be organized last year owing to the Gorkha Earthquake, the award ceremony saw the felicitation for two consecutive years.
Feted personalities for the-2072 include Pramod Dhungana, Narayan Oli, Satyaraj Acharya, Swarupraj Acharya, Kali Prasad Banskota and Somiya Baraili.
Similarly, Swaran Mukarung, Alok Shree, Kiran Pradhan and Pashupati Sharma and Sita KC received the Chinnalata Music Award- 2071.
Minister Pokharel urged the feted personalities to take into consideration patriotic songs while creating new. The Award was established in 1982. RSS