Folk Song of Nepal-Types and Importance

Folk Song of Nepal-Types and Importance


 A folk song is a song sung traditionally or in a modified form in a special place or area. These songs have been passed down from one generation to the next. They have their own identity. They give the identity of tradition, special place, caste, religion, etc. Nepal is a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual country. Many cultures, traditions, religions, castes, and languages ​​are well integrated here.

Folk Song of Nepal-Types and Importance

 Folk songs of Nepal are popular among people of all ages, from children to the elderly. They are sung for various occasions and festivals, events, and reties. They are traditional songs that are typical for a particular community in our country. These folk songs are sung in local tunes with or without instruments, and people sing them at weddings, funerals, and other festivities. They are known for their simplicity and beauty in terms of melody, rhythm, and meaning.



Types of the Folk song in Nepal

Nepal is a country united in diversity. Therefore, there is unity and diversity in various things. Folk sang is also one of them. There are many types of folk songs which are sung in different places and occasions. These are some of the more popular folk songs in Nepal.


1. Tamang song

These songs are sung especially in the Tamang caste. Damphu is played in most of the songs. Tamang Selo is one of the most sung and popular songs of Tamang folk songs.

2. Gurung song

Gurung people mostly live in the western part of Nepal. They have a tradition of living or singing Rodhi which is very popular. The music sung or performed at the funeral is also very important in that caste.

3. Kirati song

Kiratis living in the eastern part of the country also have their different types of songs. Dhan Naach, Chandi Naach, Sakela, etc. dances and songs are their major and folk culture.



4. Newari song

Newar and Newari songs are sung in and around Kathmandu Valley. They have their music. Newari folk has special significance in marriage, worship and death rites. Narayan Gopal is said to be the ‘Swor Samrat’ of Nepali song is also belongs to the Newar caste.


Folk Song of Nepal-Types and Importance

5. Magar song

Magar song is also one of the folk songs of Nepal. Kaudda or Sorathi is a popular song or music of the Magar caste.


6. Dohori song

Dohori song is the most sung song in the western region of Nepal. But now it is a very popular song in this country and abroad too. Rhythmic language is often sung as a way of debate between boys and girls. So, it is the major folk song of Nepal.



7. Deuda song

There is a tradition of singing and dancing deuda in the far west of Nepal. This is also the folk music of the country.


8. Bhajan

It is customary to sing these songs for the glory of God. Bhajans are sung during worship in temples and homes.



9. Maithili song

Maithili song is a popular song sung in the Mithila region. Mithila region belongs to both Nepal and India. These songs are also of a unique type in Nepal.


10. Teej song

Teej song is a song sung especially by Nepali women. It is customary to sing these songs on the occasion of Teej. The pain and suffering of women are reflected in these songs.

Folk Song of Nepal-Types and Importance

11.Gandharva song

The Gandharvas have been singing this song. They have been singing such songs from village to village. They have included such things as accident, theft, trafficking in women and violence in their songs. Sarangani is played as a musical instrument.



12.Tharu song
13. Sherpa song
14. Purbeli song 

Apart from these, there are many other folk songs in Nepal. 



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Garbage- Condition, Problem, Collection & Management in Kathmandu

Garbage- Condition, Problem, Collection & Management in Kathmandu

It is not uncommon to have to cover one’s nose while walking in the streets of Kathmandu. It is common for the people of Kathmandu to look at garbage on every street and chowks. Kathmandu is also the capital of Nepal. Every day thousands of people from another part of the country and foreigners come here for various work and visiting. Kathmandu is also a cultural city. But for those who come here to visit, it must be sad because of here dirt. Garbage and its management have become a challenge to the local level and the central government in the valley. We will discuss details in this blog.

Garbage- Condition, Problem, Collection & Management in Kathmandu

What is Garbage?

Unnecessary items that are coming out of people’s kitchens, homes, offices, and work areas are called garbage. It is also known as trash, rubbish, or junk. Things like unwanted food, chemical substances, paper, broken furniture, used containers can be included in this list. Garbage is categorised in different ways. Liquid or solid, hazardous waste, medical/clinical waste, electrical waste, recyclable waste, etc.

Condition of garbage in Kathmandu

Kathmandu is a densely populated area of the country. About 3 million people live in this city. Waste food, vegetables, fruits, pieces of glass, metal, cloth, vehicles tires, furniture, plastic, paper, electric goods or parts, etc. are the main garbage. More than 50 percent of these wastes are organic and can be decomposed. There is also plenty of waste of metal, glass, and furniture. About 1 ton of plastic is thrown out of this place daily. Waste of 300 to 400 tons of cloth is also thrown away monthly. Apart from these, many other types of wastage come out here on a daily basis. The amount of liquid waste coming out of the house and kitchen is also high.  There are, of course, disadvantages of garbage in the valley. Lack of proper management can lead to many problems. There is a fear of spreading various contagious diseases. The randomly thrown garbage has made the city stink. The chowks and streets have become ugly. Tourists who come for sightseeing also do not like the junk here. Problems such as cutting off the hands and feet of the employees assigned to manage have also been caused by the trash thrown indiscriminately. And it has made a mockery of the civilisation of the people here.

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Dog, Street Dogs, its Problems in Kathmandu, and Solution


Dog, Street Dogs, its Problems in Kathmandu, and Solution

 The dog is a domestic pet mammal. These are listed under Canis lupus familiaris. It is also an omnivorous animal. It has been living with humans for about 12,000 years in human history. As a hunter, friend, security guard, etc., people are found to keep this belly with them. This is a very obedient animal. People may have kept it with them because they can understand people’s love, anger, and even feelings. It has different species and some species are very intelligent. It can detect many things by sniffing. That is why dogs are widely used in criminal investigations. Even in Nepal, dogs are kept at home for many purposes. Apart from home security and friends, it is also used in the care of livestock in the forest. Since there are many Hindus in Nepal, it has a special religious significance. There is a tradition of special worship of dogs during the big festival Dipawali (Festival of Light) of Nepal. But Nowadays, Apart from Hindus and Nepalese (also Indian subcontinent), the practice of worshiping dogs on this occasion is also increasing worldwide.


Dog, Street Dogs, its Problems in Kathmandu, and Solution


Street dogs conditions and problems in Kathmandu

Most of the people in Kathmandu keep dogs in their homes. Their condition is definitely good. But the condition of the street dogs is not so good. They do not have a secure shelter or good food. They have to face the scorching sun and the cold water of the rain. Stray dogs are not getting good medicine for the injured and while sick. It is their obligation to stay hungry for a long time. About 40,000 of these dogs live on the streets of Kathmandu.

Some people treat them well, but not all people are the same. They are also facing abuse such as pouring hot water, hitting with a knife or a sword, and hitting with a stick. Some kind people have been feeding them daily. They are also treating the injured dogs. The Kathmandu Metropolitan City has also brought some programs for them but they have not been very effective. Some organizations are also working for street dogs.

 Organizations involved in the field of street dogs

Some organizations are working to solve the problem of street dogs in Kathmandu. Some of them are as below.

1. Kathmandu Animal Treatment (KAT)

2. Animal Nepal

3. Sneha’s Care

4. Aatmoutsarga Nepal

5. Himalayan Animal Rescue Trust

6. Paaila


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How To Make Panipuri And Chatpate At Home?


How To Make Panipuri And Chatpate At Home?

Panipuri and Chatpate are now the favorite food of Nepalese. Instead of other food and snacks, it is being used more and more nowadays. Especially for the younger generation and women, this recipe has become very popular. It is often traded in small shops, streets, and chowks. Panipuri and Chatapate business seems to be flourishing near schools, colleges, and ladies’ hostels. Starting from the Indian subcontinent, it is also very easy to prepare. It can be traded at low cost and investment. It can be taken as a quick snack as it tastes sour and spicy when eaten. Today we will discuss how to make Panipuri and Chatpate in your own home with a sweet taste.


How To Make Panipuri And Chatpate At Home


Required Ingredients

1. Onion                        -1 pcs.

2. Peas                           -100 gm (soaked)

3. Potato                        -300 gm (boiled)

4. Noodle                      -1 packet

5. Almonds                    -100 gm

6. Green chili                 -2 pcs

7. Green Coriander        -100 gm

8. Puffed rice                 -100 gm

9. Water                         -1 glass

10. Panipuri cone          -as required



1. Noodle spice

2. Black spice (alas)

3. Ajina moto

4. Black salt

5. Chili powder

6. Lemon or vinegar

7. Pickle sauce

8. Water spice (for panipuri)



1. Chopping board

2. Knife

3. Mug

4. Small stick


1. Cut the onion into small pieces on a chopping board with the help of a knife.

Also, cut green chilies and green coriander into small pieces in the same way.

2. Make small pieces of noodles.

3. Peel out the boiled potatoes and cut them into small pieces.

4. Now put peas, chopped potatoes, onions and green chilies, noodles, almonds in the mug.

5. In the same mug add puffed rice, noodle spice, black spice (alas), ajina moto, black salt, chili powder.

6. Also add pickle sauce and lemon or vinegar.

7. Apply well with the help of small sticks.

 Now your chatpate is ready. You can eat it on a plate or paper plate.


For Panipuri

For Panipuri

1. Same process as Chatpate(1-6).

2. Put water spice and lemon juice in the water and mix well.

3.  Now take a panipuri cone, break it slowly on one side.

4. Keep the mixture of chatpate (1-6) inside the panipuri cone.

5. Put a small amount of water spice and lemon juice inside the cone.

Now Panipuri is ready. You can get a taste of it.

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Social Media- Types,Advantage, Disadvantage, and Future in Nepal

Social Media-  Advantage, Disadvantage, and Future in Nepal

Introduction to social media

Social media is a worldwide networking platform that serves as a medium for people to connect and communicate with each other. It is a form of media that allows people to share their opinions, thoughts, experiences, and ideas with the world. Social media is also an effective tool for social change, social marketing, social activism, and social networking, with many tools and services dedicated to these purposes. People around the world are now taking social media into their daily lives. It has brought the world closer to each other in a unique way. Nepal is not far from these social networks. All kinds of networks are used in Nepal. We will now discuss their types, advantages, disadvantages, and future in Nepal.

Social Media- Types,Advantage, Disadvantage, and Future in Nepal


Types of social media

Many scientists have worked tirelessly to bring social media to its present state. Six Degrees was formerly considered the first social network, released in 1997. There are hundreds of such networks available to us today. Here are some of the most used types of social networks in Nepal.

1. Facebook

2. YouTube

3. Twitter

4. Tiktok


6. Whats-app

7. Telegram

8. Viber



Social media has changed the lifestyle of many Nepalese. It has become possible to talk on audio and video calls with relatives or friends who are away from home and abroad. Photos and videos can be shared live with others. It used to cost a lot of money to do these things in the past but today these things have become possible at a negligible cost.

 Social media is also a source of entertainment. Different songs, music, videos, movies, serials, etc. have become great options for listening and watching on it. Through the network, Nepalese has been able to present their art and abilities to others, which has allowed them to work in the field. These platforms have also been successful in doing and expanding their business. It has become a convenient medium for getting news, information, new technology, and new things. It has also started to be widely used in the field of study and teaching. These networks have played a significant role in the political transformation and turmoil in Nepal.


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How to make a multi-plug at home?

How to make a multi-plug at home? Introduction The use of electrical appliances is on the rise. The use of such items in the home or office has become as necessary. The use of washing machines, fridges, electric heaters, iron, Electric mug computer, printer, etc. has become normal. There are many benefits to this. But … Read more

Pollution of Nepal – Types, Reason, Problem & Solution


Pollution of Nepal – Types, Reason, Problem & Solution


Climate change is a global issue. The best way to help mitigate climate change is by reducing emissions and adopting energy-efficient technologies. In this blog, we will present the current status of climate change in Nepal and the environmental challenges facing Nepal. We will discuss the causes of pollution in Nepal, its effects on the environment, and ways to address it. Finally, we will recommend measures to promote cleaner environments and reduce pollution in Nepal.

What is pollution?

Pollution is a term that is used to refer to the scattering or scattering of pollutant substances, especially as a result of man-made activity.

A few problems that have been observed include:

1. The degradation of water resources.

2. The increase in the concentration of suspended particles.

3. The excessive release of toxic compounds into the environment.

4. The rise in airborne particulate matter (PM) and dust.

5. The increased incidence of respiratory diseases such as asthma or bronchitis.

Pollution of Nepal - Types, Reason, Problem & Solution

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