460. Holy Woman.
Photo By: Clandestino (Flickr)
On May Day 2010 the main opposition UCPN-Maoist called indefinite general strike demanding dissolution of the government to pave way for Maoist-lead national government to conclude the peace process and draft a ‘people’s constitution’.
Here’s Ason at its best of hustle and bustle —- and animation if you will. There is so much that unspools there which, of course, is continual stampede which best describes the daily drill of Kathmanduites out there. The tableaux is often overlooked but here are some of the glimpses for the connoisseur of the art of photography stolen at dusks.
This lady I saw at Thaiba, Lalitpur seems all happy and content, which I think is the beauty of rural Nepal. Unfortunately many dwellers of big cities do lack such contentment in life while they pursue distant dreams of cosmopolitan life. While going to Godavari, Lalitpur I saw this lady carrying a boy in ‘doko’ (Basket) on her back. ‘Kuto’ and ‘Kodalo’ in her hands suggest that she must be going to work in the field near by.