Gai Jatra observed today in mass gathering at Kritipur (Photo Feature)

23rd Aug, 2021 | Tourism Mail Crew

Gaijatra is regarded as one of the important festival celebrated by the local Newar community of inner Kathmandu, Patan, Kritipur, Bhaktapur and the peripheral regions. It was observed today with the presence of huge crowd. People gathered and  presented humour, sarcasm and mockery. This festival serves as a joyful event which is assumed to help the living celebrate the afterlife of their departed beloved. This festival was celebrated by wearing unique costumes, masks and immense make-up.

Photo: A P Tolang