Chairman Nembang garlands statue of Adikavi
KATHMANDU: Chairman of the Constituent Assembly, Subas Chandra Nembang, garlanded the statue of the Adikavi Bhanubhakta Acharya on the premises of the Darbar High School in the capital city on Tuesday morning.
On the occasion of the 202nd birth anniversary of Adikavi Acharya today, many Nepali literary figures garlanded the Adikavi's statue amidst a programme organised by Nepal Education Council.
During the programme, Nembang said that Adhikavi Acharya has contributed a lot to unite Nepalis through the development of the Nepali language.
Likewise, Rastra Kavi Madhav Prasad Ghimire said that Nepalis should always remember Adikavi for his contribution to the Nepali language.
Literary figures including Kamalmani Dixit, Rama Sharma, Bhim Bahadur Adhikari, Shila Panta, Dirgharaj Panta and others too garlanded the statue of Adikavi.
Born on Asar 29 in 1871 BS at Chudiramgha of Tanahu, a hilly district in the western region of Nepal, Adikavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya is famous for the translated version of spiritual Ramayan in Nepali. The Nepali version of the spiritual Ramayan is an evergreen literature, which established Acharya as a bard among Nepalis.