KATHMANDU, Aug 21: A jatra held at Devpokhari of Khokana, Lalitpur had attracted many locals and a huge crowd was seen around the pond and the Rudrayani Temple who were eagerly waiting for the jatra to begin.
From ministers to actors, selfies won’t fail to cheer their moods. Social media like, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, all are flooded with the increasing madness of the trend. People take selfies at the huge malls, shopping centers, restaurants, tourist spots, offices and where not.
I grew up hearing many people say Nepal is a yam trapped between two boulders. I never quite understood the significance of living in a landlocked country with two economic powerhouses of the world at its borders.Being born and raised in a small village, Jhapa Bazaar, bordering India, I have beautiful memories of going across the border countless times to attend fairs or simply to shop for objects that were otherwise hard to come by.
In Nepal, wherever we go, we are surrounded by hills. Being such a common sighting, we rarely tend to give it much attention or thought. But if we were to look closely, we would see that we have missed quite a bit there.