Byakul Maila to be feted


A committee has been formed to honour the lyricist of national anthem after Jana Andolan-II, Byakul Maila in his home district Okhaldhunga. The 151-member committee formed under the coordination of CDO Kashi Raj Dahal has the representation of eight parties besides the representatives of various organisations, intellectuals, journalists, litterateurs, women and indigenous nationalities. The committee was formed by a gathering held by Nepal Cultural Association, Okhaldhunga, on Saturday. Dahal said lyricist Maila will be honoured on September 22.