Ninth Gorkha Festival begins
24th Dec, 2016 | Tourism Mail Crew
GORKHA: The ninth Gorkha Festival has begun here from today at Hamartari-based play ground.
[caption id="attachment_2409" align="alignnone" width="847"] Inaugurating the Festival, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal expressed commitment to take maximum efforts to make Manaslu trekking route by reconstructing it and initiate process for construction of 1200 MW-Budigandaki Hydropower Project within few months by providing compensation to project- affected families.[/caption]
Similarly, Energy Minister Janardan Sharma said that a campaign to make country load-shedding free zone would get continuity.
The Festival is organised with an objective of attracting tourists in the district where agro products and different types of food have been put on display. There are 85 stalls in the festival.
On the occasion, Phunjo Lama of Chhekampar-5 in the district, who climbed different mountains including Choyu without oxygen, was honoured.