KANCHANPUR — Curfew order has been imposed again at Bhimdatta municipality of Kanchanpur. Tensions have run high here since the murder of 13-year-old Nirmala Pant of Kholti of Bhimdatta municipality-2.
Her body was retrieved from a sugarcane field on July 27.
The municipality has been under the curfew order for few days, following the death of a 14-year-old boy in police firing in course of the public protest against the murder of Nirmala.
The curfew imposed at various places of ward nos 4, 6 and 18 was earlier lifted for five hours and the new order has come into force from 10:00 am today.
As stated by Deputy Superintendent of Police, Krishna Ojha, the curfew shall remain into effect until the next order.Follow @gorkhapost
Mahanawami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Mahanawami, the ninth day of Bada Dashain, is being observed throughout the country.
Since early morning, a large number of devotees visit the temples of goddesses Mahakali, Shri Mahalaxmi and Durga Bhagawati.
On this day, prayers are offered and Durga Saptasati recited at the Shaktipeeths.
Chicken, ducks, goats, sheep and buffaloes are sacrificed and vegetarians offer coconuts, radish, bottle-gourds, etc in the place of animals.
Thousands of people worship at the Taleju Bhawani temple at Hanumandhoka which is opened once a year on the day of Mahanawami.Follow @gorkhapost