Geographically, Karnali lies to the northern part of Nepal. People of Karnali do not have transportation, sufficient cultivable land and other facilities for better survival due to sloppy hills. Therefore, they have to depend on the lowland regions to the south. They have to go to Nepalgunj in order to sell their items like medicinal herbs, silajit, hashish, hand-knit sweaters and blankets. Similarly, they have to buy things like cotton cloth, aluminum, ironware, spice, distillery equipment etc. there. They have to also depend on lowland regions for their jobs. Thus, Karnali is economically linked with the low land regions.
3) What does the skeletal looking sal trees indicate about the exploitation of nature?
Sitajit is a terlike deposit that oozes from the rocks. Shaped into flat ten-ounce discs, it would bring 60 rupees per disc in Nepalganj. It has pharmaceutical use. It cleans the insides and makes you pure and strong. It is boiled with milk and taken.