Holi festival being celebrated in Tarai today

NAWALPARASI: The festival of colours, Holi, is being celebrated in Tarai today with fanfare.

Holi (Phagu Purnima) is being celebrated in the Tarai districts the following day after its celebration in the mountainous and hilly districts as per the tradition.

The government has declared a public holiday today to celebrate Holi festival in Tarai.

Holi is being celebrated in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta East), Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta West), Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Udayapur, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara, Parsa, Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts.

Magar and Tharu communities, which shares large population in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta East) are also celebrating Holi today.

Holi is celebrated as a festival of joy and colour.




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