Residence of Mahakavi to be a Museum

'Kavikunja' located at Maitidevi, Kathmandu Metropolitan City has now been acquired by Nepal Academy. It has been acquired to build a museum but due to slow acquisition process of the land the process of building museum has also been hampered. 

The land with the area of 4,128.39 square feet was handed over from the proposal of Nepal Academy and the decision of Government of Nepal as per the Member Secretary of Nepal Academy Mr. Jagat Prasad Upadhyay. In return of the ownership of the land sons of Mahakavi Laxmi Prasad Devkota, Prof. Dr. Padma Prasad Devkota and Prof. Dr. Dipak Devkota were handed over the cheque of amount NPR 2 crore 50 lakhs by Land Revenue Office, Charkhal, Dillibazar.