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Monday, August 31, 2009

Preparations completed for Kumari jatra

Kathmandu, 31 Aug: Preparations have been completed for observing Kumari jatra that begins Tuesday, organizing committee chairman Krishna Manandhar said.
Lingo or pole is being erected at Tuesday at Basantapur square marking the beginning of the festival.
Kumarai’s chariot in being pulled Thursday.
The festival was disrupted the festival last year when Maoists cut off governments for the festival saying the country was a secular state; the fund was later restored.
Maoists Sunday padlocked the office of the Pashupati Development Trust Indian bhattas, instead of Nepali priests, were being appointed to manage the holiest Hindu shrine.
The ousted Maoist-led government failed in a bid to install Nepali priests.


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