Awards given away

HETAUDA: Bhajan Shiromani Bhakta Raj Acharya has been awarded with the Bijulimya-Ban National Music Award. Litterateur Kamal Mani Dixit conferred the award on Acharya amidst a function organised here on Saturday. Entrepreneur Kanhaiya Krishna Shrestha of Hetauda has been sponsoring the award that was set up by the Bhim Birag Sangeet Sahitya Kala Pratisthan in memory of his late mother. The prize carries a purse of Rs 50,000 and an appreciation letter. Similarly, the Pratishthan also presented awards in other five different categories during the function.