KATHMANDU: Narvada Devi, a Nepali poetess residing in the United States for a long time has published her first poem anthology- Chattan (Rock).
Bairagi Kainla, Chancellor of Nepal Academy inaugurated the anthology amid a special program in Kathmandu on Saturday.
Kainla appreciated the contribution of Nepali expats to Nepali literature and Nepali economy. Elaborating on the issues covered by the anthology, Kainla said that poems reflected the current socio-economic situation and added that the poems have called to fight back against odds like a rock.
Speaking on the occasion, Utendra Dahal said that the poems reflected day to day life events of common people and added that the stylistics matched the content and theme of the poems.
Journalist Harihar commented that the anthology will be great inspiration for all women and appreciated the efforts of Narvda Devi for putting her views and feelings in those poems.