RAUTAHAT, Feb 7: “There was a time when we used to dream about owning a modern house, while visiting the cities,” said 106 years old Ramkaliya Devi, who has spent most of her life in a dilapidated hut. “We had never in our lives imagined that some day we would actually own such a house,” she added.
DHANUSHA, August 14: Artist Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) distributed relief materials to 88 families affected by floods in Janakpur. Kattel visited the Dalit settlement in Janakpur Sub-metropolis-1 to give away the relief support on Monday.
SURUNGA (Jhapa), May 22: As many as two million rupees have been contributed to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation in view of constructing houses for the quake victims.
Birat Jaycees Birtamod has initiated to collect the fund for the purpose.
KATHMANDU, April 25: Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus) had landed in his dream city Kathmandu in 2002 with nothing more than Rs 1,700 in his pocket, a thin bedsheet and a sack of rice. When he got off the bus and saw the incredible crowd at the bus park, he was awestruck.
MAHOTTARI, April 15: On Friday, 53 members of the backward Musahar community of Bardibas-1 in Mahottari district received new houses on the occasion of Nepali New Year. Prior to this, the Musahars here were forced to live in temporary shelters following the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
MAHOTTARI, April 14: On Friday, 53 members of the backward Musahar community of Bardibas-1 in Mahottari district received new houses on the occasion of Nepali New Year. Prior to this, the Musahars here were forced to live in temporary shelters following the devastating earthquakes of 2015.
GAUSHALA, March 15: Some 60 families of Musahar community in Mahottari have started sending their children to school due to the motivation of Nepali comedian artistes Kunjana Ghimire (Suntali) and Sitaram Kattel (Dhurmus).
SINDHUPALCHOWK, Oct 28: Giranchaur of Sindhupalchowk district was completely turned into a pile of rubbles when the catastrophic earthquake struck the country last April. Seeing the utter destruction of the settlement, film artists Sitaram Kattel aka Dhurmus and his wife Kunjana Ghimire 'Suntali' had initiated the construction of integrated settlements with support from the locals.
KATHMANDU, Aug 17: Prime minister, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, has declared to donate his first salary to Dhurmus-Suntali Foundation. The PM took this decision in a meeting with the artist couple at his Official Residence in Baluwatar, on Wednesday morning.
KATHMANDU, June 17: City Express Money Transfer announced Thursday that Sita Ram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire, who play the characters Dhurmus and Suntali in the comedy series Meri Bassai, have been roped in as its brand ambassadors.