KATHMANDU: Deepak Ratna Bajracharya has won ‘Photo of the Year’ title at the IME-Global IME Nepal Photo Contest organised by the Photojournalist Club.
Bajracharya would receive a cash prize of Rs 100,000.
Bajracharya had captured a moment during the earthquake on April 25, 2015 in his award-winning photograph.
According to the organisers, the picture was selected from 6,670 photographs filed for the competition.
Meanwhile, winners of various seven categories of the annual photo contest were announced amid a special function today. The photographers who stood first, second and third positions in each category would get a purse of Rs 30,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively.
A jury comprising senior photographers Prashanta Panjiyar and Mani Lama, senior curator Sangita Thapa, academician Sujan Chitrakar, senior photojournalists Devendra Man Singh, Narendra Shrestha and Prakash Mathema had picked the winners.
Meanwhile, the winning photographs of all categories would be exhibited in Kathmandu, Biratnagar, Dharan, Sauraha, Bhairahawa, Pokhara, Nepalgunj and Dhangadhi, according to the organisers.
Culture and Tourism
1st: Dinesh Shrestha
2nd: Sambranda Bajracharya
3rd: Avash Karmacharya
1st: Naresh Shrestha
2nd: Gopen Rai
3rd: Pratap Thapa
Nature and Wildife
1st: Ramesh Kumar Poudel
2nd: Bishop Tamrakar
3rd: Bikash Khadge
1st: Navesh Chitrakar
2nd: Rajendra KC
3rd: Sulav Bhakta Shrestha
1st: Surbindra Kumar Pun
2nd: Robic Upadhayay
3rd: Umesh Shrestha
1st: Navesh Chitrakar
2nd: Rajesh Gurung
3rd: Laxmi Prasad Ngakhusi
1st: Nabin Baral
2nd: Sagar Chhetri
3rd: Navesh Chitrakar
Photo of the Year
Deepak Ratna Bajracharya
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