President Paudel receives Bhai Tika

KATHMANDU: President Ram Chandra Paudel received tika from his younger sisters Sharada Pandit and Chanda Ojha on the occasion of Bhai Tika festival today.

He received tika from his two younger sisters at the auspicious hour of 10.51 am at the President House, Sheetal Niwas, said the President’s Private Secretariat.

The Nepal Calendar Determination Committee had fixed 10.51 am today as the auspicious time for receiving the Bhai Tika.

As per the time-honoured tradition, sisters put the seven-coloured tika on the forehead of their brothers and garland them while the brothers also do the same to their sisters on the occasion of Bhai Tika, the last day of the five-day Yamapanchak or Tihar festival.

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