Common belief "is that people with mental health conditions are bewitched, or possessed or have sinned, and as a result, they have a condition," says Kriti Sharma, senior disability rights researcher at Human Rights Watch.
Although Nepal hasn't got enough infrastructure for the disabled, many say the new trail is a good start.
Recent changes to the tax code designed to simplify and unify it have triggered criticism from disability advocates, who say the new measures tax a group that was previously protected.
Satoshi Uematsu, who killed 19 people in a centre for those with disabilities sought a world 'in which the severely disabled can be euthanised'.
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