CPN (MC) chair Dahal not to receive Trimurti honor

Trimurti Niketan

KATHMANDU, July 19: CPN (Maoist Centre) chairman and former Prime Minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, has said that he was not receiving the honor announced by the Trimurti Niketan.

In a press statement today, Dahal’s Private Secretariat said that it was a matter of individual freedom, choice and rights as well whether to accept any award, honor or prize, adding that Chairman Dahal was not receiving the award.

The Trimurti Niketan, a literary organization, in Wednesday announced the ‘Trimurti Samman (Honour)’ and the ‘ Satyamohan Joshi Centenary Medal’ to former Prime Minister and CPN (MC) chair Dahal, citing his role to promote the image of the organization and contribution to Nepali language and literature.

However, Dahal respects the decision and is thankful to the organization for its proposal to honor him, the Secretariat said. RSS