Kathmandu, December 18
The Nepal Sports Journalists Forum has announced nominations for the People’s Choice category of annual Pulsar Sports Award.
The new edition of the annual award ceremony has been scheduled for January 12, 2021.
The nominees for the People’s Choice Award this year are swimmer Gaurika Singh, karate player Mandekaji Shrestha, footballer Sabitra Bhandari, volleyballer Aruna Shahi, and basketballer Sadina Shrestha.
Singh and Shrestha had won four and two gold medals respectively in the 13th South Asian Games held in Nepal last year. Likewise, Shahi and Shrestha had led Nepal’s women volleyball and basketball teams respectively that won a silver medal each.
The forum says it will count votes sent via e-Sewa, Facebook likes, votes sent by its own members and head coaches of national sports associations will be counted in the competition. E-Sewa votes and Facebook likes will contribute 50 per cent whereas votes of the forum members and coaches will contribute 25 per cent each.