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

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  lifestyle. The…

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Need to document Nepali diaspora literature

Emerging writers living abroad have expressed the need to document the history of Nepali literature which is simply impossible without a joint effort. Dr. Binaya Shrestha, a non-resident nepali in Switzerland actively working to promote Nepali community work and literature, pointed out the need for documentation of diasporic literature by Nepali writers in the west. “There is a dire need…

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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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