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Excluding minority groups from the minority list

Friday 30 June, 2017  |  Law and Human Rights  |   Publisher: Indigenous Voice

Excluding minority groups from the minority list

The government has identified 98 minority groups, whose representation in village and municipal councils is mandatory. But the list is erroneous, and threatens to bar several minority groups from practicing grassroots democracy and good governance.

Of the 98 minority groups identified by the government, 56 belong to indigenous community. Of them, 36 groups have already been recognised officially as Adivasi Janajati while 20 are in the process. A taskforce led by Dr Om Gurung has already recommended that these 20…...Read More

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Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Sunday 05 June, 2016 | Publisher:Indigenous Voice

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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