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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
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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.


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