White Tiger is a social novel written in a historical background.
'Empress! Today I saw a white tiger. '
'How are you? Government! '
"Didn't the government harm that white tiger?"
'Yes, but not.'
Diamond Shumsher Rana
Diamond Shumsher Rana (5 July 1918 - 11 March 2011) was a Nepali writer and political activist known for his acclaimed novels Basanti and Seto Bagh.
He was born at Tansen Durbar in Palpa, where his grandfather, Sher Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana, was governor. His father Buddha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana was a colonel in the Royal Nepal Army. Rana enjoyed a privileged upbringing and was a captain in the Royal Nepal Army.
In 1948 Rana travelled to Benaras, India and had his first novel Basanti published. In Nepal, he had aligned himself with an anti-establishment faction of the Rana regime and was arrested, court-martialed and sentenced to death but was later freed after members of the Rana family pressured the regime for his release Rana later joined the political opposition and was a member of the Nepali Congress Party from 1954 to 1987.