Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling has been conferred with the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award by Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli for his commendable contributions in promoting Nepali literature in India. The Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award is one of the Nepal’s prestigious literary award. Mr. Chamling is the author and publisher of many Nepali books. His books in Nepali include- Prarambhik Kavita (1978), Antyaheen Sapana: Mero Bipana (1985), Ma Ko Hoon! (1992) and Sikkim ra Nariko Maryada.
The award ceremony was organised by Siddhicharan Shrestha Academy on the occasion of 105th birth anniversary of the late poet Shrestha. The award carries a certificate of appreciation and a sum of NRs 100,000. But to receive the award Mr. Chamling was not present. Earlier in 1987 and in 2010, he has also been awarded by the Sikkim Sahitya Parishad for the best poem Chintan Puraskar and Bhanu Puraskar respectively.
So let’s discuss some questions related to this post :
1. Name the Chief Minister of Sikkim who has conferred with the Nepal’s Literary award ( the Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award ) recently ?
2. The Yug Kavi Siddhicharan Award was organised by which academy ?
Courtesy : Business Standard