Pathik Pravasan: Immigrants’ story of survival, assimilation and quest

Anjana Koirala The story is entangled in dreams of Nepali youth regarding going abroad. The writer has raised lots of issues which are relevant with dream of youth to go abroad for higher studies, dreadful status of Nepal under Maoist insurgency, the struggle youth faces in abroad, the changes with income activity fun, racism, potray of open european society and …

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Tesro Aayam: significant mark on Nepal’s literary world

Nepali literature has always had a warm relationship with the hills of Darjeeling. The open border and the fact that Nepali is lingua franca in Darjeeling has meant that many artists from the region have been instrumental in expanding the horizon of Nepali literature. One such contribution that came out of Darjeeling was in the 1960s, with a literary movement…

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Pathik Pravasan, a novel worth reading

During recent years, Nepalese diasporic literature based on immigrant’s life has flourished a lot. The struggle the Nepalese immigrants face, their psychology, loneliness, self-dignity and memories of their own homeland in a new world are the major subjects of such diasporic writings.  “Pathik Pravasan“, a novel by Pancham Adhikari, is a similar diasporic work where the story revolves around a…

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