Jhamak Ghimire

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Jhamak Kumari Ghimire
Jhamak Kumari Ghimire
Writing with feet
Jhamak Kumari Ghimire

10 July 1980 (1980-07-10) (age 40)
Kachide, Dhankuta, Nepal
OccupationWriter, columnist
Known forJiwan Kada Ki Phool
AwardsMadan Puraskar

Jhamak Kumari Ghimire (born 10 July 1980) is a Nepali writer. She was born with cerebral palsy[1][2] and writes with her left foot.[3][4] She is columnist at the Kantipur newspaper.[5] She had been awarded with the Madan Puraskar (the most popular award given to the writer for his or her contribution in Nepalese Literature) for her auto-biography Jiwan Kada Ki Phool (Is Life a Thorn or Flower).


Sankalpa, Aafnai Chita Agni Shikhatir, Manchhe Bhitraka Yoddaharu and Quaati are her poetry works. Awasan Pachhiko Aagaman is her another work. Jhamak Kumari Ghimire has written her autobiography named "Jiwan Kada Ki Phool"(Life is Thorn or a Flower). For her beautifully written memoir, Jhamak Ghimire was awarded with the Madan Puraskar. Besides, Ghimire was awarded by Kabita Ram Bal Sahitya Prativa Puraskar 2015, Aswikrit Bichar Sahitya Puraskar 2016, and Madan Puraskar(2010).


She has written many poems. Some of her popular poems are given just below:

  • Sankalpa (Vow)
  • Aafnai Chita Agni Shikhatira (Own's funeral pyre towards the fire apex)
  • Manchhe Bhitraka Yoddaharu (Warriors inside humans)
  • Quaati


  • Awasan Pachhiko Aagaman (Arrival after the death)


  • Jeevan Kaanda Ki Phool ( Life a Thorn or a Flower)

Gender : female


Jhamak Ghimire, awarded with the Madan Puraskar


  1. ^ "Famous People With Cerebral Palsy which causes paralysis of some parts: Jhamak Ghimire". Archived from the original on 14 October 2007. Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  2. ^ Deccan Herald: Bold tales by brave women (2010).
  3. ^ ASMITA: shivamsha was the name of her sister Who is Jhamak? (August 2002)
  4. ^ Nepali Times. Of Poverty and Poems- Jhamak kumari Ghimire (by Manjushree Thapa). August 2002.
  5. ^ Nepali Times: A renegade child of the hills – For Jhamak Ghimire writing is everything, and everything is literature Archived 25 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine (by Rabi Thapa). September 2009.
  6. ^ "Aswikrit". aswikrit.com.
  7. ^ "Aswikrit". aswikrit.com.