Krishna Chandra Singh Pradhan

Krishna Chandra Singh Pradhan (Nepali: कृष्णचन्द्रसिंह प्रधान; 1925–2010) was a famous litterateur and critic of Nepal.[1] He received the prestigious Madan Puraskar for Kavi Vyathit ra Kavya Sadhana, a literary criticism on Kedar Man Vyathit in 1958.[2]

Krishna Chandra Singh Pradhan
कृष्णचन्द्रसिंह प्रधान
Krishna Chandra Singh Pradhan.jpg
Born(1925-07-26)26 July 1925
Nhuchhen Galli Kathmandu
Died29 June 2010(2010-06-29) (aged 84)
Tripureshwor, Kathmandu
NationalityNepali
OccupationWriter
Children3
Parent(s)Surya Prasad Singh Pradhan (father)
Maya Devi Pradhan (mother)
AwardsMadan Puraskar
Sajha Puraskar

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 26 July 1925 (11 Shrawan 1982 BS) to father Surya Prasad Singh Pradhan and mother Maya Devi in Nhuchhen Galli Kathmandu.[3]

Notable worksEdit

Essay collections

  • Salik
  • Anaam Satya
  • Bagmati ko Haraf
  • Samya Tsunami

Poetry collection

  • Bhanjyang Neri

Literary criticism

  • Kavi Vyathit ra Kavya Sadhana
  • Nepali Upanyas ra Upanyaskar
  • Srijanako Serophero
  • Kriti ko Awalokan

Memoir

  • Napharkine Ti Dinharu
  • Jindagi ka Tippaniharu

AwardsEdit

Pradhan's literary career has been recognized with prestigious awards like Madan Puraskar, Sajha Puraskar, which he won two times, and Uttam Puraskar.[4]

Personal lifeEdit

He died on 29 June 2010 (17 Ashar 2067) in Kathmandu. He was survived by his son and two daughters.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "ढल्यो 'सालिक'". सिर्जना-सुनगाभा. 2010-07-02. Retrieved 2022-02-14.
  2. ^ @therecord. "Living through a changing literary landscape - The Record". www.recordnepal.com. Retrieved 2022-02-14.
  3. ^ "कृष्णचन्द्रसिंह प्रधान – मदन पुरस्कार गुठी". guthi.madanpuraskar.org. Retrieved 2022-02-14.
  4. ^ Singh, Rishi (2006-05-27). "IN BRIEF". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 2022-02-14.

News

"Litterateur Krishna Chandra Singh Pradhan no more". The Kathmandu Post. 1 July 2010.