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Nepali communities that do not cremate say they have no space in Kathmandu to bury their dead

Once the Shleshmantak forest was a free-for-all graveyard, but now there has been a government ban on burials within the Pashupati area. Nepali communities that do not cremate say they have no space in Kathmandu to bury their dead
Concrete structures over graves are viewed as a problem as land grows scarce in the Valley. Anish Regmi/TKP
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Alisha Sijapati
Published at : September 22, 2019
Updated at : September 22, 2019 11:19
Kathmandu

Alisha Sijapati

Alisha Sijapati is an arts and culture reporter at The Kathmandu Post, primarily covering human interest stories. She is intrigued by history, culture and films. Before joining the Post in 2015, she worked as a journalist for The Himalayan Times and ECS Media.


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