Stories By 'SHREYA PAUDEL'
A few months ago, a relative of mine shared with me his thought about an empowered Dalit in his Chitwan neighbourhood. This Dalit man had completed his Master’s in Nepali language, had a successful business and owned a three-storied house in Chitwan.
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There are some literary works that define a historical crossroad, and there are perhaps no other words that resonate with the Second People’s Movement of 2006 than Bise Nagarchiko Bayan (Bise Nagarchi’s Testimony).
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On a chilly October evening, following a day of arduous trekking, we reached a popular hotel in the famous tourist hub of Ghandruk. The snow-clad mountains were barely visible as the sun had already set beyond the western horizon.
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As a kid growing up in the 90s, I was fortunate enough to have caught Muna and Sunkeshra—two children’s Nepali-language magazines—at the tail-end of their heydays.
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Following a year of tenuous peace, what happened this week in Maleth, Saptari threatens to stall the country’s already beleaguered political process.
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According to the Hindu epic Ramayana, a Brahmin’s son dies at a young age in the Satya Yuga—the age of truth—when people were supposed to live long, fulfilled lives.
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