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Bishnu Maya Pariyar features in school curriculum in US

01 August 2022  

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KATHMANDU: Dr Bishnu Maya Pariyar, noted Nepali-American social activist, now gets featured in a government school curriculum in the Massachusetts state of the United States of America.

The government school curriculum for Grade XII in the Massachusetts incorporates a chapter about Dr Pariyar under the subject of World’s History and Geography. Pariyar currently resides in the US.

According to US–based journalist Pradeep Pariyar, the chapter to be assisted by video contents and slides includes eight slide shows introducing award winning personality Dr Pariyar and about caste-based discrimination and untouchability in Nepal. It also incorporates a documentary ‘untouchable’ surrounding the life-struggle story of Dr Pariyar.

The curriculum is to implemented at all government-run schools in the state from the next academic session, it is said. Pariyar was born on December 19, 1973 in Taklung, a village in Gorkha district of Nepal.

Belonging to a Dalit family, she had to struggle hard to challenge caste-based discriminations majorly characterized by untouchability in the society.

Publish Date : 01 August 2022 15:45 PM

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