Breastfeeding room set up at Pashupatinath Temple premises (With video)

KATHMANDU: A breastfeeding room has been set up on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple.

Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Sushila Sirpali Thakuri, inaugurated the breastfeeding room today. The facility, established by the Pashupati Area Development Trust (PADT), has come into operation from today.

On the occasion, Minister of State Thakuri appreciated the establishment of the facility facilitating breastfeeding in a hygienic environment. She said operation of the breastfeeding room in the Pashupatinath Temple precincts will give a positive message to devotees coming from within the county and abroad.

PADT Executive Director Laxmi Pun said that breastfeeding mothers visiting the Temple with their infant children have now been freed of the compulsion of breastfeeding their child on the pavement, the office of security personnel and outdoors for lack of breastfeeding room.

 

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