KATHMANDU: Scholars and critics applauded the matter and writing technique in 'Ek Hatko Tali', a collection of essays that fetched Madan Puraskar to Yubaraj Nayaghare, on Sunday. The speakers at a programme organised by Martin Chautari appreciated the style, technique and presentation of issues in the collection. 'Ek Hatko Tali' had bagged this year’s Madan Puraskar. Vishma Uprety, Sangita Pandey, Kumar Koirala, among others, commented on Nayaghare's work.