BHAKTAPUR — On the second day of the Bisket Jatra, local people of the Bhaktapur district observed the ‘Jibro Chhedne Jatra’, the tongue piercing festival.
Jujubhai Basan Shrestha pierced his tongue for the eight consecutive times today, which he has been doing since 2009.
Bisket Jatra, which is celebrated for nine days and eight nights, began on Saturday in Bhaktapur.
Locals on Wednesday pulled the three-storey pagoda-style chariot of Bhairavnath from Bhairav temple in Taumadhi to Gahiti.
PM congratulates Nepali national cricket team
KATHMANDU— Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has congratulated Nepali national cricket team for being able to clinch the International T20 series.
PM Oli in a tweet extended best wishes and congratulations saying he was very happy to know Nepal’s win over the UAE by 14 runs in the third match of the series.
Winning T20 series is another landmark success for Nepali cricket, he said, adding, “It is big achievement for Nepal’s cricket. I would like to heartily congratulate entire members of Nepali cricket squad”.