Balaju Baisdhara festival amid lockdown (Photo Feature)

8th Apr, 2020 | Tourism Mail Crew

Devotees took holy bath from Bais Dhara, 22 stone taps to mark the Baisdhara festival amid the lockdown on April 8, 2020 at Balaju in Kathmandu. It is believed that taking a holy bath on this day purifies one spiritually and makes free of skin diseases. Also known as the Balaju Baise Dhara Mela, the festival is celebrated every year on the day of Chaitra Sukla Purnima. On Monday, Nepal's cabinet had extended the ongoing lockdown until April 15.