Times are changing for the dhobis of Kathmandu

With young people pursuing alternative career options and elder people taking up initiatives to modernise the laundry service, the traditional means of laundry is adapting with changing times.Times are changing for the dhobis of Kathmandu
In an alley in Dhalkhu, people are seen busy with their laundry jobs. It is a caste-based occupation for some, but with the introduction of new technologies, this service-based industry has also been evolving.  Anish Regmi/TKP
Alisha Sijapati
Published at : September 11, 2019
Updated at : September 11, 2019 07:32

Alisha Sijapati

Alisha Sijapati is a journalist who specializes in telling human-interest stories, delving into history and heritage, and highlighting artistic endeavors. Her previous work experience includes contributions to Nepali Times, The Kathmandu Post, and The Himalayan Times. As of 2021, she is also a co-founder of the Nepal Heritage Recovery Campaign.