Tanahun, Oct. 28 -- Several organisations across Tanahun of late are using Deusi Bhailo programmes to fund community infrastructure projects and community services. Deusi bhailo is a cultural function where people indulge in singing and dancing and get Dakshina in return.

One such group is Bagbazaar Tole Sudhar Samuha, a community welfare group in Byas Municipality.

"We used last year's Deusi Bhailo funds to construct a one-storey building for our committee," said Hari Prasad Laudari, a member of the group. "But the building was left incomplete for lack of budget. We aim to complete it with this year's Deusi Bhailo money."

Laudari said the group's aim is two-pronged: to preserve the ancient culture while also funding community infrastr...