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Father’s or husband’s surname? Political parties distort logics to cheat indigenous women in Nepal

Monday 12 February, 2018  |  Socio-cultural Identity  |   Publisher: Indigenous Voice

Father’s or husband’s surname? Political parties distort logics to cheat indigenous women in Nepal

She was born to a Brahmin (non-indigenous) family, but the CPN (Maoist-Centre) nominated her as a Member of Parliament (MP) through a Janajati (indigenous women) quota.

The woman in question here is Yashoda Subedi, one of the five women nominated by the ex-revolutionary party as MPs through Janajati quotas. Because Subedi is married to Maoist leader Dev Gurung, she claimed to be a Janajati, and the Maoists subscribed to her logic.

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People from different Kirat community-namely Sunuwar, Rai, Limbu and Yakkha in traditional attires observed Ubhauli at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Saturday. Ubhauli festival is observed during Baisakha Purnima (full moon day in…...Read More

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