Literary realm should be further enlarged: Former PM Chand


Former Prime Minister Lokendra Bahadur Chand has said that more contributions are needed to serve the literary genre.

Addressing an event organized by "Late Chandra Bahadur Gurung Memorial and Study Foundation" on Saturday, the former PM said that Nepal's literary sector has not progressed as expected. "It is our responsibility to safeguard and promote literature. The mass media should also ensure space to promote literature," he said adding that entrepreneurs have promoted literature than the government in the developed countries.

During the programme, Manav Sewa Ashram and Nai Publications were prized with a cash of Rs 100,000 each for their service to the philanthropic deeds.

Source: National News Agency Nepal