Author of "Running from the Dreamland," "Sex, Gender, and Disability in Nepal," and "Mochan."


  • Message From Political Cartoons

    Message From Political Cartoons

    The meanings of cartoons have expanded. Not only are they simply satirical, but also such cartoons become symbols and metaphors — as politicians being incapable, inhuman, and jokers — that represent people’s ridiculed perceptions of Nepali politicians.

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  • Discourse On Sex In Nepal

    Discourse On Sex In Nepal

    The more we head towards the civilised world, the more we hear news about rape cases, sexual abuse and harassment. Nepal’s Facts Research and Analytics, the study of the Human Rights Commission and other miscellaneous police reports also show that incidents of rape are increasing. Looking at data from the United Nations, rape cases are […]

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  • Emerging Nepali writers in English

    Emerging Nepali writers in English

    Tracing the history of Nepali writers writing in English is difficult, but a tentative beginning can be identified. Sangita Swechcha writes, “Padma Jung Bahadur Rana’s Life of Maharaja Sir Jung Bahadur of Nepal, a biography in English of the first Rana prime minister, made the solid path for coming generations to venture into English.” A date cannot be […]

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