English edition of ‘Khalangama Hamala’ released

April 21, 2017 09:09 AM Republica


KATHMANDU, April 21: Nepalaya has released the English edition of Madan Puraskar winning book “Khalangama Hamala”.

The English edition has been titled “JUMLA: A Nurse’s Story”. 

Author Radha Paudel released the book in Jumla by presenting a copy to Jumla-based Karnali Community Resource Library.

‘Khalangama Hamala’ has presented war from a different perspective. In her memoir, she recalls the deadly night in the war in khalanga which was an unforgettable experience she faced as a nurse.

After her job with the safe motherhood program ended in Jumla, Radha decided to stay back to serve the Jumli women. Her dedication to the social sector has won her numerous awards including “Woman Peacemaker-2012” from University of San Diego and “N- peace Award 2012” from UNDP. 

“I am indebted to all the readers for accepting my book with such love and appreciation,” she said. “With this English edition, I hope the story of Karnali will reach more readers beyond the Nepali readership.”

JUMLA: A Nurse’s Story is now available in leading book stores. 


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