PANCHTHAR — Three persons of a single family from Phalelung Rural Municipality-8 in the district fell sick after consuming wild mushroom.
Those falling sick are Birkha Bahadur Khajum, 62, his son Bhawani Khajum, 44 and daughter-in-law Raj Kumari Khajum, 40.
As their treatment was not possible in the District Hospital, they have been referred to Dharan-based hospital today, said Deputy Superintendent of Police, Bam Dev Gautam, from District Police OfficeFollow @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