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Janakpur is decked out in saffron, and not everyone is thrilled

The city government has been providing saffron paint for homeowners for free, or at a discount, to showcase the city’s heritage. But many are concerned about the colour’s links to Hindu nationalism.
Even in the heart of Janakpur, most buildings are painted in saffron, a colour that has become deeply intertwined with the Hindutva movement. Shyam Sundar Sashi/TKP
Sweksha Karna
Published at : September 28, 2019
Updated at : September 28, 2019 08:14


Sweksha Karna

Sweksha Karna is Culture & Arts reporter at The Kathmandu Post.



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