The 38th Nepal Bhasa Literary Conference organized by the Nepal Bhasa and Literature Tamunjya and the 57th Nepal Bhasa Literary Conference organized by Birat Nepal Language and Literary Conference in an effort to protect and promote Nepal Bhasa concluded successfully on 22th of October 2018 (Monday).
Poems, lyrics, cultural programmes, satire and drama of Nepal Bhasa were presented at the literary conference. Nepal Majdoor Kisan Party’s (NMKP) central members and farmers’ leader Buddhi Kumar Gosain were honored with a letter of appreciation in recognition of his contribution to culture and traditional sector.
Likewise, bandmaster pair, Min Bahadur Suwal and Purna Bir Gainda were also congratulated. A revolving fund of NPR. 500,000 was set up in memory of social worker Gopi Krishna Prajapati.
Similarly, at the 57th Nepal Bhasa Literary Conference, culture expert and centenarian Satya Mohan Joshi stated that “the frequent conduction of such historical conferences in iconic Bhaktapur town would prove its contributions to the enrichment of art, culture, language, and literature.”
He also stated, “Literature thrives only when language is live. So, the new generation should make efforts for the protection of language”.
Literary figure Dr. Yogendra Pradhan was felicitated on the occasion. The conference began with the slogan ‘Let us speak our mother language at home and encourage the children to learn their mother language’.
Reference: The Himalayan Times