Kamal Mani Dixit, Nepalese writer, Died at 87


Kamal Mani Dixit was born on September 2, 1929, in Gairidhara, Kathmandu and died on December 29, 2016.

He was the founder and chairman of Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya and Madan Puraskar.

Kamal Mani Dixit was the author of numerous Nepali books and has made an important contribution to Nepali literature.

Kamal Mani Dixit was the son of Kedar Mani Dixit and Bidhya Devi Dixit.

Kamal had attended the Durbar High School in Kathandu.

Kamal Mani Dixit graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Banaras Hindu University in 1949.

Dixit was married Anju Paudel in 1949.

The couple have 2 sons and 1 daughter: Kunda Dixit and Kanak Mani Dixit are established journalists of Nepal and daughter Rupa Joshi is also known for her writing

Kamal Mani Dixit was suffering from respiratory problem for a few days before, he died at his residence in Patandhoka, Lalitpur.

Kamal Mani Dixit passed away at 87 years old.