Election slogans in Dalit village:Right to entrance in temples, right to birth registration

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While mayoral candidates in Kathmandu were busy making tall promises of free Wi-Fi, construction of metro rails and smart cities; Dalit women candidates of Saptari seemed to be visibly clear and pragmatic in their slogans of ending caste-based discrimination. Their slogans are unpretentious: "Ensuring hassle-free entry in temples, sharing meals with so-called upper class, acquiring relevant documents (birth certificates), and school enrolment for children, among others."

Mina Sharma: Centre for Investigative Journalism-Nepal 

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