GANGTOK, July 31: The members of ‘Pratibha Milan’ today felicitated poetess Binashree Kharel, satirical writer MN Dahal and poet Bhim Thatal during the 72nd episode of the literary group here at Gangtok.
‘Samay Ko Padchaap’, a collection of poems penned by journalist-writer Arjun Piyush was also released on occasion graced by famous poet Mohan Dukhun as the chief guest. Padmashree Sanu Lama chaired the function which was also attended by literary figures from Sikkim, Kalimpong and Siliguri.
In her speech, Binashree Kharel observed that similar honour to those who are giving contributions to the society while remaining in the shadows would further encourage them.
Satirist Dahal said that he was urged to write by his friends and thanked ‘Pratibha Milan’ for honouring him today.
Padmashree Lama said that ‘Pratibha Milan’ has provided a huge platform for upcoming talents.