The great China had been sinking
In the murky pit of gloom.
Burnt in hookahs many a things:
Hashish, hemp and opium.
These are the opening lines of the epic Lu Xun, originally composed in Nepali language by the well-known poet Rambabu Subedi, and later translated into English by Mahesh Poudel. Subedi is a poet.
November 18, 2020 07:00 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The Chhath festival began on Wednesday. The four-day-long festival is being celebrated mainly by Hindus in the Terai/Madhesh region of Nepal. People from Terai region are observing Chhath festival in various parts of the Kathmandu Valley including Ranipokhari, Gaurighat, Kupandole.