SIRAHA, Nov 21: In the northern side of the Postal Highway in Bhagwanpur Rural Municipality-3, seven Malik (Dom) families have been living miserable lives in thatched houses. Though the excitement of election has absorbed the locals across the country, this community is untouched by the election fervor.

Elderly citizens unfazed by elections

November 15, 2017 04:00 am

MYAGDI, Nov 15:  Since the last two years, Om Kumari Lamichhane of Katuwachaupari of Parbat has been living at an old-age home in Beni Municipality-9, Galeshwar. After being abandoned by her family, she hardly feels comfortable talking to strangers about her family background. Lamichhane had exercised her voting right during the second Constituent Assembly (CA) elections. Unfortunately, she has not been able to cast votes thereafter in lack of proper documentation.