Chancellor at the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama, Sarubhakta honouring poet and essayist Keshab Sigdel with a cash prize of Rs 11,000 amid a special function in the Capital on Thursday, June 24, 2015. Photo Courtesy: Keshab Sigdel

Chancellor at the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama, Sarubhakta, honouring poet and essayist Keshab Sigdel with a cash prize of Rs 11,000 amid a special function in the Capital on Thursday, June 24, 2015. Photo Courtesy: Keshab Sigdel
KATHMANDU: Poet and essayist Keshab Sigdel has been honoured with this year's NLG Kalashree Sirjana Puraskar. Chancellor at the Nepal Academy of Music and Drama, Sarubhakta, handed over the award with a cash prize of Rs 11,000 amid a special function in the Capital on Thursday. Nepalikalasahitya.com, an online Nepali literary magazine, honoured Sigdel for his essay 'Euta Bahulako Diary', published in the annual Kalashree Sahitya literary magazine this year. The magazine awards a writer every year with the Puraskar for an excellent literary creation.