Public holiday on Sunday

13th May, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, May 13: Government has announced a public holiday on Sunday on the occasion of Bhoto Jatra.

Bhoto Jatra is a part of the Rato Machhendranath chariot festival that concludes after the chariot of the deity is pulled up to Jawalakhel in Lalitpur.

t is an annual cultural cum religious ritual of displaying the black jewel-studded bhoto (vest) believed to be of the thenĀ Nagraj, the serpent king.

The Ministry of Home Affairs today issued a statement to this effect.