ACHHAM: A woman died while observing the Chhaupadi in Achham, the district in Far West State Monday night.
According to police, the deceased has been identified as Parbati Rawat, 21, of Siddheshwori 21, of Sanfebagar municipality-3.
Under this practice menstruating women are sent to live in isolation in a makeshift hut or a cowshed, locally known as Chhaugoth.
The period of Chhaupadi for women in a monthly cycle is at least first four or five days. The Area Police Office, Sanfebagar has already left for the incident site for investigation.
Chhaupadi deaths are not new in Achham.