Lalitpur, March 2016- If you were a donkey, what would you prefer in your breakfast? To this question, Mohammat Ali, a child donkey handler at New Bhairab Brick factory answered smilingly, “Chai aur Paratha! (Tea and a bread)”. Similary, Jalau, the donkey owner wished to have sugar, green maize and barn for the breakfast. However, the situation got bit more sensitized when AN, Director Uttam Kaphle questioned them again, “So have you been giving all these delicious and nutritious food to your donkey?”
Nepalgunj, December 2015- Nepalgunj is an equine hub of Nepal form where traders and suppliers supply working equines in different part of the nation. Traders purchase equines from animal festivals of India and brought to Nepalgunj. Many people comes to Nepalgunj during December of each year to buy equines. Usually horses and mules sent to hill/mountain region of Nepal to carry loads. Horses and mules are also used in brick kiln. Similarly donkeys sent to different part of Terai and Kathmandu valley to carry bricks to and fro brick kiln.