Stories By 'BASANTA PRATAP SINGH'
High number of illiterate women voters in Bajhang is a cause for concern as assisted voting procedure could increase voter manipulation risk, say women rights activists in the district.
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A 27-year-old woman from Bitthad Chir Rural Municipality-1 of Bajhang has fled her home along with her two children after years of torture at the hands of her husband.
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Collectors of the prized Himalayan herb yarsagumba have sold their harvests to traders without setting the price after a three-month-long stalemate.
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More than a decade after the Supreme Court ruled against Chhaupadi, an ancient Hindu practice that banishes women during menstruation and after childbirth, Parliament on August 9 enacted a new law criminalising the centuries-old custom. The move was hugely welcomed by rights activists
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Villagers of Bajhang’s Surma Rural Municipality risk their lives while crossing local rivers and streams every monsoon.
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Schoolchildren of Rithapata and Subeda in Bajhang have been facing difficulties going to their schools in Chainpur, the district headquarters.
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