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Dalit homestay blazes a trail in fighting ‘untouchability’

Pratap Rana, Bibhu Luitel, Dec 29 Tanahu, Kathmandu
Homestays have become a common sight in rural Nepal—tourists pay to spend a few nights with locals in their homes, eating what they eat, living how they live. But in Vyas Municipality of Tanahu district, there is a homestay with a difference—this institution is run completely by Dalits, a group once considered ‘untouchable’.
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