What Do You Think About This Image?

I have an image that went “viral” recently on the Internet among Nepali. The image not only created widespread criticism and debate on social media but also widely covered in mainstream media. In the photo, we can see Chairpersons of Sanghiya Samajbadi Forum Nepal, Sadbhawana Party and Tarai Madhes Sadbhawana Party- Upendra Yadav, Rajendra Mahato and Mahendra Raya Yadav meeting with Lalu Prasad Yadav, an Indian leader and President of Rastriya Janata Dal. Yadav talked with Nepal’s agitating leaders of Madhesh based parties in Bihar of India, on Monday, February 1, 2016. It is not the first time Nepal’s politicians meet Indian leaders “seeking political support”. However, this is the… Read More

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The List of Books for Final Semester

Ah! Its final semester of MA in English. Here is the list of books I am reading as my text books: American Studies: An Introduction (Collections of articles) Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahamsa Yogananda The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Inferno – A Verse Translated by Allen Mandelbaum The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore The Globalization Reader by Frank J. Lechner and John Boli The Hero with a Thousand Faces by  Joseph Campbell An Introduction to Visual Culture by Nicholas Mirzoeff Lost Horizon by James Hilton The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen The… Read More

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