Tulsi Diwasa

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Tulasi Diwasa (तुलसी दिवस)
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Born July 1941
Flag of Nepal.svg Dhankuta, Nepal
Occupation Writer, Folklore expert
Nationality Nepalese

Tulsi Prasad Joshi (popular Tulasi Diwasa) Nepali:तुलसी दिवस is a Nepalese literary figure and folklore expert.[1] He was honoured with Bisista Sahitya Siromani title at the International Poetry Festival in India in April 2013.,[1][2]

Professor Diwas had served as Cultural Secretary at the Nepalese Embassy in the USA and had also taught as a visiting professor at various universities abroad. He is now a life member of Nepal Academy and the President of Nepali Folklore Society (NFS).[1]

Diwasa has served as professor of Nepali Literature in Trichandra College and Padmakanya Campus at Kathmandu for several years.

He has authored dozen of books on literature and folk culture and folklore of various tribes in Nepal.


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