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Sushant Nepali

The author is a licensed Advocate and a law graduate from Nepal Law Campus, Tribhuvan University.

How language reflects social and racial prejudices against Madhesh

Published On: May 22, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Sushant Nepali

Some words have a common and pleasant origin that reflects a specific culture and has a rich background. However, these words can become offensive when used pejoratively. For instance, words like "Bhaiya" and "Dhoti" are commonly used, but their derogatory usage has negatively impacted people.