Government of Nepal, Lalitpur Metropolitan City and Civil Society should come together to approach UNESCO to include Khokana and its traditional mustard seed oil industry in the full-fledged list of UNESCO World Heritage Site.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: The locals of Khokana have been staging protests and demonstrations time and again against the construction of a fast track linking Kathmandu with Tarai, citing historical and religious reasons.
Twenty-nine years old, Jaa Dangol, is the founder of Lachhi situated in Khokana. Lachhi has its own café and store where one can taste the authentic Newari food, buy ethnic handmade crafts and local agricultural products.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: Expressing serious reservations at the ongoing construction of development projects including Kathmandu-Terai Expressway through their area, local residents of Khokana in Lalitpur district staged a protest smearing soot over their faces, on Tuesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 13: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Ishwor Pokhrel has said the Kathmandu-Tarai fast track would be speeded up after solving the land compensation problems at the entry points of Khokana and Bungmati area in the Kathmandu Valley.