About

Kanak Mani Dixit, 66, is a writer and journalist as well as a civil rights and democracy activist. He is a campaigner for open urban spaces, and is also active in the conservation of built heritage. Dixit helped revive Nepal’s only public bus company and is involved in applying the concept of public transportation to the Valley. A long-time trekker, Dixit also writes on travel related themes. He heads the main archives of the Nepali language, the Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. He is also active in developing of Southasian regionalism. Having suffered from a fall while trekking in 2001, Dixit helped start the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre. Believing the power of non-fiction film, he started and heads the Film South Asia Festival of Documentaries. He is the presenter of ‘Saglo Samaj’, a weekly video magazine produced by Himal Media. Dixit is also a translator, an author of political commentaries, and a popular author of books for children. Dixit has received the Prince Claus Award of the Netherlands.

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  1. देखेको मुलुक भित्रको पृष्टहरुलाई पल्टाउदै जादा अध्ययन गर्न पाईयो। “लिलीभिर”
    लिलीभिरको पन्नाहरुलाई पल्टाउदै जान्छु त्यति मेरो आत्मा आत्तालिदै जाने गर्थ्थो। त्यो काहाली लाग्दो भिरको केहि खण्डमा तपाई मरोपरान्त हुनेगरि बस्नु भएको क्षण । गुहार माग्दा तपाईको आवाजलाई वेवास्ता गर्दाका त्यो ताकाका समय।
    आज त्यो लिलिभिर बाट सिलाम निस्के झै हामीले कनकमणि दीक्षित सरको देखेको मुलुक पढ्न पाईयो।
    अन्तमा कनक सर आजकाल त्यो लिलिभिरले के स्वरुप बदलेको छ ?

    1. Dear Mr. Dixit,

      I read your recent comment in The Hindu in which you discussed the need for South Asian countries to cooperate more closely. It is excellent. As the editor of the Frankfurt based magazine D+C Development and Cooperation with the website http://www.dandc.eu, I would like to get in touch with you. Perhaps we can cooperate occasionally – either with you personally or with someone from your editorial teams. Best wishes and thanks for your kind attention, Hans

  2. Namaskar,

    Respected sir,

    I am from ETV Bharat, one of the largest digital platform from India. sir, wanted to interview you on current issues regarding Ind0-Nepal bilateral relations.

    Is it possible to speak to you tomorrow noon around 12 PM onwards, Indian Time?
    My number is 9650081135

    Regards
    Braj Mohan
    ETV Bharat

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