The Editors’ Society Nepal (ESN) has decided to honour journalist duo, Rajendra Baniya and Bishnu Prasad Nepal.
The Govinda Biyogi Journalism Award that was instituted in memory of the founder chair of the organisation Govinda Biyogi will be presented to News Chief at Himalayan Television, Rajendra Baniya this year. The award carries a purse of Rs. 25,000.
Likewise, the organisation has decided to provide the Govidna Biyogi Special Journalism Award to Senior Editor at Rastriya Samachar Samiti (National News Agency), Bishnu Prasad Nepal. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 15,000.
The Editors’ Society Nepal (ESN) has been felicitating journalists contributing to the journalism sector for a long. This year, the Society has also decided to felicitate senior journalists, Malla K. Sundar, Purushwattam Dahal and Krishna Tamrakar, with the Editor Society Honour, informed Society’s general secretary Shyam Dotel. The awards were instituted in 2062 BS following the demise of the Society’s founder chairperson Biyogi. The Society has decided to organize a face-to-face felicitation programme at its under-construction building at Shivapuri-7, Suryachaur this time after the withdrawal of order enforced by the Chief District Officer to stem the spreading cases of COVID-19.