Bunchhe, a 13-year-old school boy joins Maoist protest with four pieces of rotis
Look & Gaze,
Bunchhe Tamang moves his small feet faster and faster to keep pace with the crowd marching toward the Singhadurbar eastern gate. He does his best to make his voice audible amid the sloganeering crowd. “Nagarik Sarbochhata Jindabad, Jindabad,” he shouts in excitement with the mass.
As the protesting Maoists marched toward
Time and again he was checking the plastic bag he was holding. It was some food stuff (four rotis or the breads) that his mother gave him while he left home with other villagers for the protests in
He said he would take the food when he would feel hungry in course of the protest. He would sling the plastic bag containing the food back and forth as he would run here and there just if a jiffy. He knows he will have to follow the group that came from his village. He does not like to stop and talk. “If I stop, I will miss my group and lose my way,” said Bunchhe.
As he walked side by side and reached the Maitighar Mandala along with the crowd, he saw the protestors are being served with Cheura tarkari (bitten rice and vegetable curry). The prospects of the breakfast brought a new glow in his face. “Now, I am going to save this stuff for the day,” he said when asked about the food he is carrying.
Bunchhe thinks as the eldest brother in his family he has the permission and the courage to come to
He joined the protests because he does not fear the police. “It is good that I can see
School is not so fun for him. He wishes he could get chance to come to