Sunday, 26 May 2013 11:56
Rupnarayan Sinha, a giant and pioneer of modern Nepali literature, was born on Friday 10 February 1904 in a house by the side of Hill Cart Road at Sepoydhura, then a hamlet and still a hamlet, in the hills of Darjeeling. He passed his matriculation from Government High School, Darjeeling in 1924. In the School, beside others, Pandit Dharnidhar Sharma and Late Surja Vikram Gyawali were his teachers who inspired his writing prowess. He was an excellent student and was much loved and admired by the then Head Master Achutya Nanda Adhikary. One of his classmates was no other than the famous writer Mahananda Sapkotaji.