A press release issued by Mada Puraskar Guthi stated the general assembly of the Guthi decided to award Jhamak Ghimire with the award for her autobiography “Jeewan Kaada ki Ful”.
Jhamak Kumari becomes the second Nepali woman writer to win the award after Parijaat who won the award in 2022 BS.
Likewise the Guthi committee has also decided to award the Jagadamba Shree award for 2067 to poet Durga Lal Shrestha for his four-decade-long contribution to Nepali literature with his melodious songs, poems and children’s literature.
Both awards are worth NRs 2 lakhs. They will be awarded during upcoming Dashain nauratha.