Pokhara—Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) Kaski chapter has felicitated number of journalists during the 63rd anniversary of FNJ in Pokhara on Friday. Senior journalist Badri Binod Prateek was honored with Kriti Memorail Journalism award 2074 in the program. At the same time, senior cartoonist Durga Baral was awarded Pokhara Journalism Award.
Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City (PLMC) office got institutional journalism felicitation. Journalist Rudra Shrees Magar was felicitated by Jagannath Sigdel Smiriti Journalism award 2073 and Journalist Ranjan Adhikari with the same award of 2074 BS.
Prateek got Rs 1,11,111 and Baral received Rs 35,000. Similarly, Magar and Adhikari received Rs 11,111 each. Meanwhile, Bishwo Prakash Lamichhane, Santosh Ghimire, Lalit Gurung, Dr. Chandra Bahadur Gurung and Engineer Mahendra Bahadur Godar were also felicitated for their support on land providing, building construction, infrastructure development and provident fund increment of FNJ Kaski.
Province 4 Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung, PLMC Deputy Mayor Manju Devi Gurung, journalists Rabindra Bastola, Punya Paudel, Yuba Raj Ghimire including other expressed their remarks during the program chaired by FNJ Kaski Presiden Dipendra Shrestha.