A group exhibition provides insight into the beauty of Nepal’s landscapes

Dignitaries and organizers look at a photograph displayed during a one-day photography exhibition titled Amazing Nepal held at the Bangladesh Photo Journalists Association auditorium in the capital on Monday. —Sony Ramany

Nepalese photographers showcased photographs illustrating Nepal’s scenic beauty, culture and heritage at a one-day group exhibition titled Amazing Nepal held at the Photo Journalists Association auditorium on Monday. of Bangladesh in the capital.

The exhibition was organized by the Nepal-based photojournalists organization named National Photojournalists Forum in association with BPJA.

NFPJ President Pradeep Raj Onta and Treasurer Sagar Shrestha were present at the event’s inaugural ceremony.

Dhaka Journalists Union Chairman Sohel Hayder Chowdhury, Secretary General Akhter Hossain and Acting Chairman of BPJA Nasim Shikder, Acting Secretary General Jibon Amir, Former Chairman of BPJA AKM Mohsin, Senior Member Kazi Rawnak Hossain were also present on the program.

The exhibition included 22 photographs.

Susheel Kumar Shrestha showed a photograph showing six elephants carrying tourists crossing a river in Chitwan National Park, which is Nepal’s first national park. It was established in 1973 and was granted World Heritage Site status in 1984.

The World Heritage Site, located in the Terai Lowlands in south-central Nepal, is known for its biodiversity. Some of the major attractions in the park are one-horned rhinos, Bengal tigers, and different species of birds.

Manoj Poudel photographed monks in prayer during the ordination ceremony of 1119 novices in Lumbini, birthplace of Gautam Buddha. Lumbini is a Buddhist shrine in Rupandehi district of Lumbini province in Nepal. It was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997.

The photograph posted by Rajan Kafle depicts the scenic beauty of a valley located in the Khaptad National Park. The park, which spans the four districts of Bajhang, Bajura, Achham and Doti, was established in 1984. The park is home to over 300 types of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians.

Sunil Sharma showed a photograph showing a caravan of yaks loaded with goods heading towards Mount Everest base camp in the Khumbu region of Solukhumbu.

Also, the event featured photographs taken by Bhawani Shilakar, Hari Gopal Pradhan, Sharad Joshi, Lekh Bahadur Shrestha, Rajendra Thapa and Kiran Dhukuchhu and others.

Jennifer C. Burleigh