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Shiv Kumar Rai


Sukant Rai


Short Stories





Khaharey is a collection of ten short stories from the pen of Shri Shiv Kumar Rai which has been translated by Shri Sukant Rai. The title ‘Khaharey’  refers to a type of seasonal mountain stream that appears abruptly due to torrential rains. The translator has captured not only the spirit and essence of the stories but also the minutiae of nuances that make it a gripping collection of tales.

About the Translator

Mr. Sukant Rai Namdung is the son of eminent Nepali writer, translator  and critic Dr. Jiwan Namdung. He had his early education at St. Robert’s Higher Secondary School Darjeeling and graduated with English Honours from Salesian College Sonada. He pursued Masters degree in Mass  communication from Acharya Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication Bangalore.

Salesian College, Sonada was accredited by NAAC on 16 September 2004 and was given the Grade C++ (Institutional Score between 65-70%). On 26 February 2010 Salesian College has been conferred the status of a College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) by UGC, New Delhi, and into its 2nd Cycle from 1st April 2014. In March 2012, the College was re-accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA of 3.16 out of 4) to be the first College to receive such grade under the University of North Bengal.
The College retained its A Grade under the New stringent Format of Accreditation in May 2019 and it is valid till 2024.
Salesian Publications, Salesian Research Institute, and Salesian Translation Centre offer opportunities for capacity building for aspiring teaching and research personnel of the region. Salesian College Extension Activities Centre has trained and placed over 600 youth of the region in collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development and Don Bosco Tech, New Delhi. Salesian College invites young people and their parents to partner in nurturing an ideal society.