Locals of Machhapuchhre asks for statistics of mountain ascenders

20th Sep, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

POKHARA, Sep 20: The local residents have urged to provide the details about the ascenders of Machhapuchhre Mountain. The have said that it is very important for them to know the statistics of mountain climbers as it is important for the economic and social development of the region.

The local resident Meshbahadur Gurung said that the residents of Pokhara are taking huge benefit from Machhapuchre and are not paying towards the development of the locals. He said that we must conserve Machhapuchre but at the same time we must uplift the economic and living standard of the local resident or else they should provide us other employment options.

Machhapuchhre Festival is also going to be organized by the village municipality in order to promote the village. The festival is organized by Machhapuchhre Guurase Bhume Youth Club with various slogans related to the tradition, culture, sports and agriculture tourism. The festival will be started from October 11- 15 in Machhapuchre. The festival will consist of displaying Local arts, agricultural equipments, Lakhe Dance, Live concert and comedy shows. The festival is expected to raise the amount of 1.5 million rupees.