Jamugurihat: The Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha (ANSS) has condoled the untimely demise of litterateur and retired professor of RG Baruah College, Dr. Shanti Thapa in a condolence message.
Dr. Thapa won the Sahitya Akademi Translation award for her translated novel Namghare in 2002. She breathed her last on Saturday. Dr. Thapa was closely associated with Nepali Sahitya Parishad, Assam and Assam Nepali Sahitya Sabha. She was the editor of Hamro Dhwani; a popular monthly Nepali magazine published from Assam for long.
She was an eminent essayist, translator, short story writer, editor, and a critic. She has to her credit many books, including Namghre, Awartan, Yo Sahar Dhaldeichha, and Mohini Dot Com. ANSS expressed deep condolence and conveyed condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul. Dr. Thapa's untimely demise is an irreparable loss to the literary field of Nepali literature, stated Durga Khatiora and Rudra Baral, the president, and secretary of the literary body respectively, in a press release.
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