KATHMANDU: Manaslu World College on Saturday felicitated the 13th South Asian Games double gold medallist karateka Manday Kaji Shrestha. At a programme organised to welcome the students of grade XI,

Manaslu honoured Shrestha along with journalist Rishi Dhamala and youth activists Shishir Bhandari and Rajendra Luitel. Education Minister Krishna Gopal Shrestha, Foreign Affairs Advisor to Prime Minister Rajan Bhattarai, Manaslu President Gendra Lama and Principal Rajan Shrestha felicitated Shrestha and others.

Shrestha became the first Nepali karate player bagged individual and team event gold medals in the 13th SA Games held on home soil in December 2019 becoming the first Nepali karateka to achieve the feat.