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Residents of Khokana and Bungamati, traditional Newar settlements in Lalitpur district, staged a demonstration at Maitighar Mandala in the Capital on Thursday protesting against the government’s move to take ahead the development project by demolishing their settlements that have cultural and religious importance.
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Despite opposition from a section of locals from Khokana and Bungamati to the existing alignment of the Katmandu-Tarai Expressway, the government is unwilling to change the track as a majority of land required for the road has been acquired.
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He is walking along a trail cutting through vast farmlands, his mind set on the long journey ahead. He is focused. It has already been an arduous morning and the kharpan balanced precariously on his shoulder is getting heavier by the hour.
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People of Khokan village in Lalitpur observed Shikali festival on Monday. The festival that dates back to 300 years is observed by people from ethnic Newar community.The festival is particularly celebrated by people in Khokana village as an alternative to the Dashain festival, which is one of the biggest festivals of Hindus.
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