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Dashain becomes a bargaining chip

Dashain becomes a bargaining chip

SANJEEV GIRI, CHANDAN KUMAR MANDAL, Sep 10 Kathmandu
The arrival of Dashain, the most significant Hindu festival that witnesses a mass departure from the country’s capital city Kathmandu, has become a bargaining chip for transport entrepreneurs who seem hell-bent on getting the government to lift the freeze on their bank accounts.Holiday travel plans of over 2.5 million people are at stake as the private-sector players remain adamant about not starting advance bookings for the festival until their demands are fulfilled.
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