No Dashain in refugee camp!!

By N. Katel
(Beldangi Refugee camp)
With Dashain just around the corner,news are already on that the resettled Bhutanese in different parts of the world have been busy planning and working out for various kinds of programs to celebrate this Hindu festival with a great sense of vigor. Though they are far from their motherland, they still have a deep faith towards their culture and tradition. But, it seems that approaching of this great festival has left no effect in the camps here in Eastern Nepal. We are yet to feel the ‘Dashain environment’ in the refugee camps even though we are currently living in a country that was once a Hindu state. Continue reading