Culture & Arts

Nepalis prepare for a subdued Dashain

When it comes to festivals, Dashain is as pandemic unfriendly as it can get. And many people do not want—and cannot afford—to take chances of contracting Covid-19. Nepalis prepare for a subdued Dashain
For most Nepali families, Dashain reserves grand celebrations and get-togethers. But this year, things are different. Apart from the fear of contracting the virus, another reason people are downplaying the festival is because of financial stress.  Post file photo
Tsering Ngodup Lama
Published at : October 23, 2020

Tsering Ngodup Lama

Tsering Ngodup Lama is a food and travel reporter at The Kathmandu Post, focusing on food security, labour, migration, tourism and travel. Before joining the Post, he was deputy editor at M&S VMAG, and a reporter for The Himalayan Times.