POKHARA: Kaski Coordination Committee of the Nepal Sports Journalists Forum on Tuesday handed over financial assistance to journalist Narayan Shahi for his treatment.

Committee President Keshav Pathak handed over Rs 24,700 to Shahi, who underwent surgery on January 17 after a motorcycle accident.

The amount was raised from various individuals of Pokhara.

President of Kaski Awaj national daily Saraswoti Gurung donated Rs 11,000, while Ganesh Baral, Surendra Paudel, Tribhuvan Paudel, Ram Gurung, Prashant Lamichhane, Ramji Lamsal, Bimala Bhandari and Dipendra Pahari among others also made contributions in the fund initiated by NSJF Kaski for Shahi’s treatment.

Earlier, the committee had handed over Rs 10,000 to Shahi, who is active in journalism for the last nine years.