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Shanti Beyond the Veil

Shanti Chaudhary is an Indigenous writer and poet from Nepal who is known for writing more books than her own age. At 65, she’s published 67 books in both Nepali and Tharu languages. Her early works feature stories about the plight of women and ill practices in the Tharu community.  In 1999, Shanti Chaudhary was awarded the National Parijat Talent Award. She is currently pursuing a law degree.

By Bandana Tulachan


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