Tourism photo contest declares winners

26th Jul, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, July 26: Merit Maharjan has become the winner of state-level tourism photo competition. Similarly, Deb Dangol became the second and Aditya Chand became the third place winners. Among the category of Best Destination Picture, Prakash Buda became the first while Umid Shakya and Gehendra Gurung became the second and third respectively.

[caption id="attachment_17820" align="alignnone" width="895"] The first touch of Sun's light to the Mount "Machhapuchre" in the golden hour with the man in Silhouette.[/caption]

The program was organized by Photojournalists' Club through social media in which the participants were requested to submit their pictures from 3rd July-25th July. They received around 119 photographs in Tourism Photo category and 339 photos on Tourism Destination category.

The province government awarded the first, second and third place winners with Rs. 30,000, 15,000 and 10,000 respectively. 40 pictures will be displayed at the Tourism Board of Pokhara and the awards will be distributed on that day.