Litterateur Shankar Lamichhane (1928-1976 AD)
Shankhar Lamichhane was an eminent Essayist of Nepal's Literature. He was born in 4th Chaitra, 1984 B.S. in Jaisidewal, Kathmandu, Nepal. Son of Mr. Hari Prasad Lamichhane and Mrs. Raj Kumari Lamichhane.
He started his literary journey by his article titled "Hamro Samajma Nari ko Mulya" published in literary magazine "Sahity Shrot" in the year 2003 B.S. in 2024 B.S. he received Madan Puraskar (Literary award) for his collection of essay "Abstract chintan: Pyaj". As a talented essayist he has written various books as "Gauthaliko Gund" (a collection of stories, 2027 B.S.), "Godhuli Sansar" (Collection of essays, 2027 B.S.), "Bimba Pratibimba" (review, 2027 B.S.), "Shankar Lamichhane" (autobiography, 2032 B.S.) and "Essay of Shankar Lamichhane". His writing are often based of experimental essays. He has edited a course book "Hamro Sahity" from grade one to grade eight. He also worked as an editor of Indreni Magazine.
To honor his contribution in the field of Nepali Literature, The Postal Services Department of Nepal issue this commemorative Postage stamp depicting his portrait.
1. Subject : Litterateur Shankar Lamichhane
2. Denomination : Rs. 10
3. Size : 42.5 X 31.5 mm
4. Format : Vertical
5. Color : Four colors with phosphor print
6. Sheet Composition : 50 Stamps each sheet
7. Issue Year : 2011
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