The Global Nepali Literary Federation is to award senior literary figure Dr. Rajendra Bhandari with the Global Nepali Literary Award on the occasion of the World Nepali Literary Conference to be held in the capital from Friday.
The Global Nepali literary Youth Award is to be awarded to Bimala Tumkhewa, Global Nepali Literary Federation Linguistic Literary Award is to be awarded to Maithil literary figure Shyam Sundar Yadav 'Pathik', and Global Nepali Literary Honour is to be presented to Kishor Pahadi.
The Awards carry a purse of Rs. 50,000, Rs. 25,000 and 10,000 respectively. As per the preparations, Prem Pradhan, chancellor of the Indian Literary Academy Advisory Committee, Prof. Dr. Kavita Lama, Head of Nepali Department of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Prof. Dr. Diwakar Pradhan, Head of Indian Languages Department of BHU, Laxman Neupane of Myanmar, Sandhya Regmi Shiwakoti of Vietnam, Denjong Sampang of Bhutan, representatives of NRN and literary figures will participate in the conference, said Federation Chairman Bishwas Deep Tigela.
A paper will be presented on contemporary issues and a schedule has been made to meet the president during the conference.
The federation was established on July 2010 and some 18 chapters in 14 countries have been set up till date to expand and promote Nepali literature in the world.