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The Summer of 1997

May 13, 2017-Much water has flown under the Bagmati Bridge since the summer of 1997—the last time Nepal voted for its local representatives. In those two decades, we’ve become a federal republic, staggered but risen through a devastating earthquake, and the internet has exploded into our lives, changing it forever. Now looking back, you realise just how momentous the changes have been. These photographs, cartoons and clippings, printed in The Kathmandu Post through April and June of 1997, speak volumes on how much we have evolved as a city, as a nation and as citizens. And yet, they are also a reminder of just how much still remains the same. 

Published: 13-05-2017 10:35

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