Holi festival at Basntapur (Photo Feature)


17th Mar, 2022 | Tourism Mail Crew


The festival of colors Holi is being celebrated today (Thursday) in hilly and mountainous areas including Kathmandu Valley. Holi (Fagu Purnima) is celebrated every year on the day of Fagun Shukla Purnima. Fagu Purnima is celebrated with rejoicing by coloring, wearing colour, dancing and singing and eating and feeding sweets.

Holi, which is celebrated in the hilly areas, is being celebrated in the Terai the next day. With the arrival of spring, the Fagu festival, which brings a message of mutual harmony and harmony, is traditionally celebrated with various colors and Lola games.

With the arrival of spring, the Fagu festival, which brings a message of mutual harmony and harmony, is traditionally celebrated with various colors and Lola games.

Due to the activism of the police, this festival, which was celebrated in the valley a few years ago, has become more civilized lately. Since 2076 BS, due to the corona pandemic, the festival of Fagu Purni has been celebrated with more awareness.

On the occasion of this festival, the people present in Basantapur of Kathmandu make the atmosphere colorful and burn the cracks buried there in Tundikhel with shield bajagaja.

The flagpoles placed in the incision are smashed with the belief that it will be used for medicinal purposes and the incision of the incision is vaccinated.

Photo: Prashnat Pradhan