Pagal Basti (Lunatics' Settlement) is one of the most popular novels written by Saru Bhakta. It won Nepal's foremost literary award, the Madan Puraskar.The story starts with the mention of the narrator being on his journey to Ghandruk. Martha(Major Character) was mention as teacher in Prithivi Narayan Campus and in journey along with writer she mentions about Pashchimanchal Campus, popular engineering college.
SarubhaktaSarubhakta (Nepali: सरुभक्त) is the pen name of Bhakta Raj Shrestha, a celebrated Nepalese playwright, novelist, songwriter and poet and a winner of Madan Puraskar, one of the most prestigious literary awards in Nepal. He was born to Ganesh Bahadur Shrestha and Laxmi Shrestha in Bag Bazaar, Pokhara, Nepal on the day of Rishi Panchami in 1956 AD. He studied in Gandaki Boarding School, Lamachaur. His alma mater is Tribhuvan University. He started writing around 1978.