POKHARA: Senior journalist and former president of the Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Bishnu Nisthuri is to be awarded with the Daya Shankar Palikhe Memorial Journalism Award.
The award was established by the family of democratic fighter, the late Daya Shankar Palikhe, and managed by the FNJ, Kaski chapter.
The award carrying a purse of Rs. 33,333 has been upgraded to a national level award from this year.
The award will be handed over on the Memorial Day of Palikhe.
Nisthuri is going to be honored with the award for the role he played during the people's movement and in recognition to his continuous contribution to journalism field since 25 years.