‘COVID Times Poetry’ draws global attention


April 23, 2020


‘COVID Times Poetry’ draws global attention

Janaki Gurung.

KATHMANDU: In an effort to inspire people through poems to fight the battle against Coronavirus, the “World Humanitarian Drive (WHD)” organized a poem contest ‘COVID Times Poetry’ among enthusiasts form different parts of the world.

Abdul Basit Syed, founder of International NGO, WHD believes words can inspire and cure the agony of staying indoors in times of lockdown.

Syed said that this is a competition that unwraps the poet in people to inspire and heal the world during this pandemic.

The competition attained a global reach with zestful participation from countries such as the USA, UK, India, Albania, Russia and others.

Janaki Gurung, a social activist from Nepal, who participated in the poetry competition, received a certificate of winning.