A tale of two Nepals

As the country reported 8,842 new Covid-19 cases and 214 deaths, Nepali politicians had but one number in mind–136, the figure that could secure them power. A tale of two Nepals
(Left) Relatives mourn their loved one who died from Covid-19, at Pashupati crematorium in Kathmandu. (Right) Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli (left) and fellow CPN-UML leader Madhav Kumar Nepal meet in Kathmandu. Left image: Sanjog Manandhar/TKP [Right image: Photo obtained by the Post]
Tika R Pradhan & Anil Giri
Published at : May 14, 2021
Updated at : May 14, 2021 13:13

Tika R Pradhan

Tika R Pradhan is a senior political correspondent for the Post, covering politics, parliament, judiciary and social affairs. Pradhan joined the Post in 2016 after working at The Himalayan Times for more than a decade.

Anil Giri

Anil Giri is a reporter covering diplomacy, international relations and national politics for The Kathmandu Post. Giri has been working as a journalist for a decade-and-a-half, contributing to numerous national and international media outlets.