Sudurpaschim Province

Baitadi local unit changes names of Dalit settlements to assuage caste discrimination

Residents say name change is a good step but attitudes towards Dalits have not changed. Baitadi local unit changes names of Dalit settlements to assuage caste discrimination
The erstwhile Bhuleoda village (pictured), a predominantly Dalit settlement in Baitadi district, has shed its old derogatory name for a new one, Dhungeokhal. Basanta Pratap Singh/TKP
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Basanta Pratap Singh
Published at : January 17, 2023
Updated at : January 17, 2023 11:01
Baitadi

Basanta Pratap Singh

Basanta Pratap Singh is the Bajhang correspondent for Kantipur Publications.


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