The most significant and legendary authors of the Moti Ram era in Nepali literature and their major works can be enlisted as following: Rajiv Lochan Joshi (1905-1986): Rajiv Lochan Joshi was born and had spent his entire boyhood and teenage in Kathmandu and was an active member of Motiram's group . Moti Ram was so inspired and swayed by his poetries that he used to address Rajiv Lochan as a "Kabi Sheromani".
Works of Rajiv Lochan Joshi: Kabir Kalpa and many more. Homnath Khatiwada (1911-1984): Born and growing up in Nepal, Homnath Khatiwada was compelled to move to alien lands due to political upheavals and tensions. In spite of all such news of mishap and misfortunes, Homnath had kept on serving Nepali literature by writing and translating holy poetries at a stretch.
Works of Homnath Khatiwada: Rama Aaswamedh, Krishna Charitra, Nrisingha Charitra etc.
Shikhar Nath Subedi (1921-2005): Born in Lalitpur, Nepal Shikhar Nath Subedi had moved to Benaras to lent flowering and brushing up to his poetic skills.
Works of Shikhar Nath Subedi: Shikharnath Bhaya, Tharagotraprawarawali, Bir-Shastika, Shringar Darpan, Karna Parwa, Pinashko Katha, Swasthani, etc.
Laxmi Dutta Panta (1922-1962): One of the members of Moti Ram's group, Laxmi Dutta Panta is always considered an integral part of Nepali literature of the Moti Ram era.
Works of Laxmi Dutta Panta: His works include numerous poems in books named Gafastak, Sangit Chandrodaya, Sukti Sindhu etc.
Moti Ram Bhatta (1923-1953): Always considered an immense literary figure, Moti Ram Bhatta was born in Kathmandu and had moved to Benaras after the age of five. However, the most heartbreaking part of Moti Ram era in Nepali literature was that the man to whom this era was respectfully dedicated, had survived only for thirty years. This much time was absolutely enough for him to prove himself and his grit. Moti Ram was the man to have introduced the classical music form of 'ghazal' in Nepal. He also had given life to a group to promote and zealously guard Nepali literature. Moti Ram's group included luminaries like Padma Bilas Panta, Kasi Nath, Ranga Nath, Chet Singh, Tej Bahadur Rana etc.
Works of Moti Ram Bhatta: Pikdut, Gajendramokchhya, Pralhad Bhakti Katha, Usha Charitra, Manodwag Prawaha, Kabisamuhabarnan, Bhramar Geet, Kamal Bhramar Sambad, Life history of Bhanu Bhakta, Swapnadhyaya, Shakunauti etc.
Tirtha Raj Pandey (1929-1979): Tirtha Raj Pandey was born in Dordor, west of Nepal and had later grown up to join as an active member of Moti Ram's group.
Works of Tirtha Raj Pandey: Upadesh Manjari, Bidyasundar Sambad.
Gopi Nath Lohani (1930-1974): Considered an irreplaceable part from amongst the members of Moti Ram's group.
Works of Gopi Nath Lohani: Satya Durga Bhasa, Dhurba Charitra, Nriga Charitra, Nala Damayanti, Nalopa Yan, Satyawadi Harischandra Katha.
Kulchandra Gautam (1932-2015): Kulchandra Gautam was born in Jiwanpur of Bagmati zone in Nepal. He was known to have remained a great scholar and was honoured by the title "Bidwat Siromani".
Works of Kulchandra Gautam: Duttacharya, Unmad, Raghawalankar, Purusarthakalpawalli, Prapanchcharcha, Swayambaidya etc.
Kedar Nath Khatiwada (1935-2003): Kedar Nath Khatiwada is always recognised as the son of the hugely admired poet Homa Nath Khatiwada. He however was successful to have moved out from the canopy of his father, in turn becoming more talented than him and augmenting the Moti Ram era in Nepali literature.
Works of Kedar Nath Khatiwada: Naladamyantiko Katha, Subha Biwaha, Shringardarpan, Barhamase, Ritubichar, Rambhasukasambad.
Krishna Prasad Regmi (1940-1985): Krishna Prasad Regmi was born in Dhunibesi, west of Kathmandu valley. He however had travelled to Banaras and was triumphant to publish various of his priceless works.
Works of Krishna Prasad Regmi: Aadi Parba, Devi Parba, Rambhasukasambad, Shivagita, Vedstuti, Satya Harischandra, Hariharstuthi, Buddimala, Bhaktimala, Laxman Prasnauttari, Patthi-Patthiko Preeti Prabandha, Barhamase, Kamini Birahalahari, shringarmala, Pravawati Charitra etc.
Soma Nath Sikdhyal (1941-2029): Soma Nath Sikdhyal is always acknowledged as a great scholar of Sanskrit language, who was born in Jhochhe, Kathmandu. He was honoured by the title "Panditraj", for his unparalleled contribution to Nepali literature during the advancing Moti Ram era. Soma Nath Sikdhyal also had received the "Trivuwan Prize" for his further additions to literary genres in Nepali.
Works of Soma Nath Sikdhyal: Translation of Upedesh Satak, Aadharsa Raghav, Chandrika, Sahitya Pradeep etc.
Shambhu Prasad Dhungel (1946-1986): Shambhu Prasad Dhungel was born in Kathmandu and had grown up in Birganj. He was an exceedingly talented abd brilliant a poet, who was honoured by the title "Aasu Kabi".
Works of Shambhu Prasad Dhungel: Shreechandrapratapbarnan, Chandrodayadarshan, Kartavya, Hi Gorkhali Patra, Bandhan, Jagat Ra Ma, Hatimtaiko Katha, Tota-Maina, Aakbar Birbal Binod, Sunkeshra Rani, Lalhirako Katha, Satya Madhu Malati, Betalpachisi, Mahendramali, Junkiri, Ratnavati Natika, Bhanu Bhaktako Jivan Charitra etc.
Chakrapani Chalise (1940-2015): Chakrapani Chalise is most noted for his penning of the lyrics of Nepal's national anthem, "Shreeman gambhira...". Quite evidently, he was hailed as a fine poet of his times. Chakrapani Chalise later on went on to earn the prestigious "Tribhuvan Prize" for his memorable contributions to Nepali literature during the Moti Ram era.
Works of Chakrapani Chalise: Chakrakabitatarangini, Nepali Samchhipta Ramayan, Nepali Samchhipta Mahabharat, Nepal Sichhya, Bagali Kosh, Paryayabachi Kosh and many poems published in various magazines.
Chiranjivi Sharma (1924-1997): Chiranjivi Sharma was born in Bhadgaun and had begun his literary life in Benaras.
Works of Chiranjivi Sharma: Aaphnu Katha, Editor ko Raya etc. Naradev Pandey (1928-2001): Naradev Pandey was most celebrated and recognised as the maternal uncle of Moti Ram Bhatta.
Works of Naradev Pandey: Aadbhut Milap, Merina Charitrya, Kabibar Moti Ram Bhatta Jivan-Charitrya.
Jaya Prithivi Bahadur Singh (1934-1997): Jaya Prithivi Bahadur Singh had served as the Executive General of Gorkhapatra from 1960-1971, further dishing out memorable pieces of work for Nepali literature of the Moti Ram era.
Works of Jaya Prithivi Bahadur Singh : Prakrit Byakaran, Aacharmala, Balbodh, Shresthabodh, Padarthatatwabibek, Byawaharma, Bhugolbidhya, Tatwa prashansa etc.
Pahalman Singh Swar (1935-1991): Pahalman Singh Swar was born in Achham and has actively served as a hugely admired and renowned play writer.
Works of Pahalman Singh Swar: Atalbahadur, Bimala Devi, Bishnu Maya, Laluvaga, Achhamko Chadparve, Swarko Kura etc.
Ram Mani (1939-2028): Ram Mani had served as a star editor of the magazine "Madhavi", thereby augmenting the Moti Ram era in Nepali literature. He had also travelled ahead to become the first president of "Gorkha Bhasa Prakasini Samiti".
Works of Ram Mani: Purano Samjhana, Kabitariti, Ek Samichha etc.
Besides these above mentioned prolonged list of luminaries of Nepali literature form the Moti Ram era, the astounding fact that can be inserted here is that, there exists more to it than serving just as tip of the iceberg. As such, the list of writers and composers in Nepali literature can be stated as also including - Kalidas Parajuli, Jagannath Sedhai, Baijnath Sedhai, Deepkeshwar Sharma, Kunjabilas Gautam, Bhuwan Prashad, Hari Bikram, Ram Prasad, Dadhi Ram Marasini, Tara Nath Sharma Nepal, Kasi Nath, Krishna Lal Aadhikari, Hem Raj Sharma, Girish Ballav Joshi, Sada Shiva Sharma, Padma Nav Sapkota, Birendra Keshari, Kedar Samsher etc.
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