NAWALPARASI — Two men were killed when a west-bound Bolero (Lu 1 Ta 9759) collided head on with a motorcycle (Lu 20 Pa 517) at Binayi Tribeni Rural Municipality-1 in eastern Nawalparasi along the East West Highway on Saturday.
The deceased have been identified as the motorcycle rider Jagat Bahadur Pariyar, 33, of Kawasoti Municipality-16 and his 10-year-old cousin Bijaya Pariyar.
Bijaya was a pillion passenger on the ill-fated motorcycle. The police have taken under control the Bolero and its driver.Follow @gorkhapost
Maha Astami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.
On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.
People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.
Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.
On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.Follow @gorkhapost