Dailekh, A team of experts from Kathmandu is going to study of the hidden heritage of Dailekh district.
Member of the District Coordination Committee, Bal Krishna KC, said that the team will conduct further study and research on the language, literature, history, cultural heritage and the places of origin of various castes and races. This follows the government’s announcing various places in Dailekh as new tourism destinations.
Dullu municipality mayor Ghanshyam Bhandari shared that the experts on various subjects will carry out study and research on different aspects of the local culture and history with the aim of publicizing more about subjects researched by the Yogi Naraharinath and making the state more responsible for the promotion and protection of this cultural heritage.
There is the first stone inscription in the Nepali language in Dullu. Similarly, there are statue dating back to the 13th century and other memorials. The district also has many places which are believed to be the origin of many castes in the country. All these have not been studied and researched in depth.
The Dullu municipality, the Mid-west Region Literary Council and Nepal Academy are organizing cultural festival and extensive literary symposium here.
The team comprises Nepal Academy chancellor Ganga Prasad Uprety, member-secretary Jagat Prasad Upadhyay, Academy former vice-chancellor Bishnu Bibhu Ghimire and former member-secretary Jeevendra Dev Giri, culture expert Jagaman Gurung, Keshav Subedi, Prof Dr Dhaneshwar Nepal, Rajaram Subedi, Madhusudan Giri, executive chairman of the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS) Shyamal, among others.
The experts will explore various possibilities in Dailekh as well as rewrite the history of the place so as to bring out the hidden aspects which will be then disseminated to the outside world, coordinator of the History Writing Campaign, Bishnu Sharma, said.