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By LB THAPA FOR ONTOTHEROAD.COM In the recent past Dhegani Mahato, 40, was burned alive in Bagauda, Chitwan. She was accused of witchcraft and using evil magical powers. First, she was beaten up with sticks, doused with kerosene and then the crowd set her on fire. When Dhegani Mahato was being burned alive, her 9-year old daughter looked at her mother helplessly. Nepalese women are still suffering from several discriminatory practices. In fact law has guaranteed them equal rights, but such laws are only limited in the book. They are tortured harassed, dragged, raped and sometimes even beaten to death on various charges one being the witchcraft. This is 21st century and the world has taken a quantum leap of development. But most unfortunately there are still a lot many people in our country who live with the belief that there live spirits, ghosts, and witches. Media is also replete…