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Government announces pulic holeday for Sunday to marks the Bhoto Jatra festival

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      May 11 2018

 

Kathmandu, Nepal: Government has announced a public holiday on Sunday on the occasion of the Bhoto Jatra, one of the major cultural festivals of Nepal.

Issuing a press statement on Friday, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed about the public holiday.

As per the cultural as well as religious ritual, a black jewel-studded bhoto (vest) that is believed to be of then Nagraj used to be displayed at the day when Rato Machhendranath pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur. 

While displaying the Rato Machhendranath, the head of the nation has to be present to view the Bhoto.