Sikkim’s oldest literary organisation,the Nepali Sahitya Parishad has decided to award this year’s Bhanu Puraskar to a writer Thiru Parshad Nepal on the occasion of Bhanu Jayanti 2023.
This award, named after Adikavi Bhanu Bhakta Acharya, will be presented to Thiru Prasad Nepal on July 13, marking the 209th birth anniversary celebration of the Bhanu Bhakta Archaya.
Bhanu Jyanti is a festival that Nepali from all over the world celebrate Bhanu Jayanti as a major event with literary seminars and programmes, as well as a notable presence of Nepali writers, novelists, and other literary figures/enthusiasts.
Bhanubhakta Born in Nepal was a Nepali poet, translator and writer. He was the first to translate the epic Ramayana from Sanskrit to Nepali.