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Noted Nepal poet’s works to be translated into Hindi

The literary works of Nepal’s national poet, Madhav Prasad Ghimire, will be translated into Hindi, the Indian envoy here has said.

Speaking at a book release function organised by Embassy of India on Friday, Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae shed light on efforts of the embassy and B P Koirala India-Nepal Foundation, especially in culture, literary and academic areas. He also stressed on the need for exchanging literary works from Nepal to India and vice versa. The embassy and the foundation organised book release ceremony of Samvedana Ke Swar, a collection of poems translated into Hindi at Nepal-Bharat Library in Kathmandu. The book was jointly released by Nepal’s national poet Ghimire and Rae. On the occasion Secretary General of SAARC, Arjun Bahadur Thapa and other dignitaries were also present. Ghimire shared his experiences of writing poems and also recited some of them in Hindi.

The translation and publication of Laxmi Prasad Devkota ke Nibandh, a collection by Nepal poet Devkota, in Hindi and, of Tagore’s ‘Gitanjali’ into Nepali has also been done. The translation of?Sitayan from Maithili into Hindi and English is also being carried out with the support of the foundation.



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