Eminent novelist Pushpa Rai to be awarded

26 Dec 2018

Eminent novelist Pushpa Rai has been nominated for Badrinarayan Pradhan Memorial Award. The award will be given on 20th January 2019 at Bagrakote in Dooars.
Rai,  a teacher  and resident of Darjeeling had started contributing her articles and stories since 1970.
Her first article ‘Shilako Patra’ was published in Diwalo publication in 1972. Since then she continuously contributed her articles to various books, newspapers and magazines.
Rupesh Sharma, secretary of Badrinarayan Pradhan Foundation said, “The name was selected by the selection committee in a meeting held on Wednesday at Bagrakote in West Dooars. The award will be given during the 92nd Birth Anniversary of Badrinarayan Pradhan. (EOIC)