Memories of Jatra

January 19, 2019 00:15 am

Every Jatra had an allegorical figure called Bibek who commented on actions of actors and their consequences

What should have been a sweet sixteen turned into a bitter nightmare but what birthed off it was the most extraordinary thing to have ever happened to Sristi KC who lost her sight to a bad case of an eye-medication overdose at the tender age of 16. What was a life of color abruptly turned into an abyss of darkness that made no sense to the teenager. Why was it that light was sucked off her life and all she had now was an asphyxiating pitch-black embrace?

KATHMANDU, June 30: Privately-owned Buddha Air began scheduled commercial flights to Varanasi of India, from Friday.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Buddha Air has said that was increasing flights to the historic and religious city of Varanasi from June 29 to two flights every week.

KATHMANDU, Oct 16: Nepali Congress (NC) President Sher Bahadur Deuba has expressed deep sorrow over the Varanasi stampede where a total of 24 people were killed and more than two dozen injured.

CHANDAULI, Oct 15: Twenty-four people were killed and 50 injured in a stampede on an overcrowded Rajghat bridge on the border of Varanasi and Chandauli when followers of a religious leader were crossing it to attend a congregation this afternoon.