Bhoto Jatra to be marked on Today

13th May, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU,May 13:  The bhoto jatra is going to be marked tomorrow as part of the Rato Matsendranath chariot festival. The festival will come to an end with it after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel of Lalitpur.

It is an annual cultural cum religious ritual of displaying the black jewel-studded bhoto (vest) believed to be of then Nagraj, the serpent king.
The head of the State attends the function. The government announces public holiday in Kathmandu valley on the occasion each year.