Culture & Arts

They speak Nepal Bhasa and celebrate Ya:Mari Punhi. But they’re not Newar

Maithil Brahmins came to Kathmandu from Tirhut region 600 years ago, and have created their own unique cultural identity. They speak Nepal Bhasa and celebrate Ya:Mari Punhi. But they’re not Newar
Mishra family who are Maithil Brahmins have been living in core area of Patan along with the local Newars.  Ankit Khadgi/TKP
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Ankit Khadgi
Published at : January 21, 2020
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Ankit Khadgi

Ankit Khadgi is culture and arts reporter for The Kathmandu Post. He previously worked for The Himalayan Times.


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