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Open Discussion –Worshipping Kumari

The Supreme Court has suggested the formation of a committee to investigate the practice of Kumari worship in response to a petition that said the tradition violated human rights norms and that the chosen girls suffer from psychological damage. The Newari community maintains that it is a time honored tradition. Please use the comments section to discuss your views on the topic. Where should the line be drawn between accepting tradition and violating human rights?

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