TANAHUN, April 18: The last male survivor of Kusunda community, Raja Mama passed away in his house at Dihi Gaun of Byas Municipality-10 at 5:00 AM today.

DANG, June 27: While the fervor of local election announced after a hiatus of 20 years has gripped people of all communities, Kusunda, an endangered tribe, has remained untouched by it. Speaking at an interaction program organized by the Nepal Republic Media recently, Dhan Bahadur Kusunda, of Dang lamented “our tribe is already on the verge of extinction because of the negligence and ignorance of government and political parties.”