Post photojournalists awarded in photo competitionElite Joshi and Keshav Thapa won the second and third prize in the news category in this year’s Nepal Photo Competition organised by Photo Journalist Club Nepal.
Elite Joshi and Keshav Thapa, photojournalists of the Post, won the second and third prize in the news category in this year’s Nepal Photo Competition organised by Photo Journalist Club Nepal.
Joshi's photo of a woman embracing a young boy, both united in their grief after a massive storm had blown apart their hut in Bara in March 2019, won the second prize in the news category.
Thapa won the third prize in the same category for his photo of a signature campaign demanding justice for Nirmala Pant, who was raped and murdered, in July 2018, in Kanchanpur.
Navesh Chitrakar won Photo of the Year for his photograph of a two-year-old child suffering from hydrocephalus saying goodbye to his mother just before his death.
Chitrakar also won the first prize in two other categories and the third in another category.
Bikas Karki, chairman of the Photo Journalist Club Nepal, said he was encouraged by the overwhelming participation at the seventh edition of the competition.