State is doing little for people with disabilities, yet some are leading fulfilling lives
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Kathmandu, Nov. 26 -- Hira Tamang was paralysed from the waist down after falling from a tree at the age of 27. For nearly two years after the accident, Tamang lived with his mother, his wife and their two daughters at their home in Dolakha until he decided to leave. Wheelchair-bound Tamang travelled to Kathmandu all by himself. He no longer wished to burden his family.
"Everything was good in the beginning. But after some time, I could feel the change in the attitude of my family members towards me. It was heartbreaking, so I left my home and came to Kathmandu," said Tamang, who is now 32-year-old.
Tamang's family had spent more than Rs 1.5 million for his treatment, and he did not want them to suffer financially and emotionally becaus...
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