Madan Shumsher JBR

Lt.-Gen.Madan Shumsher JBR(1909–1955) was the youngest son of Maharaja Prime Minister Chandra Shumsher JBR.[1]
He is considered Father of Nepali Cricket as he introducing Cricket for the first time in 1920s and organizing many cricket completion in Nepal .[2] In 1947 he was made the president of the first ever football committee formed in Nepal for promoting Football.[3] After his death in 1955, an award Madan Puraskar and a archive library Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya was established in his honor by his wife Jagadamba Kumari Devi to Nepalis contributing in Nepali Language, Literature, Art and Folk Culture Field.[2]

1947 General Madan instituted the ‘Bishnu Trophy’ for league tournaments.
1952 Madan Memorial Shield instituted.

See also[edit]

Cricket in Nepal
Madan Puraskar
Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya
Jagadamba Kumari Devi


^ JBR, PurushottamShamsher (1990). Shree Teen Haruko Tathya Britanta (in Nepali). Bhotahity, Kathmandu: Vidarthi Pustak Bhandar. ISBN 99933-39-91-1. 
^ a b “About Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya”. Madan Puraskar Pustakalaya. Retrieved 2009-01-06. 
^ “How it all started”. Retrieved 26 October 2015.