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Are modern Teej songs beginning to ignore tradition?

A still from Bicha Bichama 4 (Nepali Teej Song) Source: Youtube/D-Series

Singer Durgesh Thapa was probably the first young man to appear in a music video singing Teej's song and a current member of the National Assembly Komal Oli had also released a controversial song titled "Poila Jaan Paun" during Teej. Are these attempts beginning to ignore tradition? Girish Giri in Kathmandu explores.





During this festival, married Hindu women observe day-long fast and pray for their husbands and a happy married life while those unmarried pray for a good husband. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Nepali Hindu women dance at the Pashupatinath temple during Teej festival celebrations in Kathmandu, Nepal.
AP/Niranjan Shrestha


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