A press release issued by NHRC Spokesperson Dr Tikaram Bhattarai today on the occasion of 15 years of declaring the country a caste-based discrimination and untouchability-free nation reads that cases of caste-based discrimination and untouchability have not yet decreased in the country in lack of effective implementation of laws.
The government had on June 4, 2006 declared Nepal a caste-based discrimination and untouchability-free nation.
The society has not yet become caste-based discrimination and untouchability free nation even after the 15 years of its announcement.
The NHRC expressed concern over taking inhumane incidents of untouchability and caste-based discrimination, torture and murder and rape due to untouchability, discrimination in education as well as impunity in the
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