RATNANAGAR — A man went missing after he fell into the Trishuli River at Chandi Bhanjyang-9 along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section in Chitwan district on Saturday.
Narayan Bahadur Thapa (30) of Birendranagar Municipality of Nuwakot district, who was working in the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, slipped from the roadside and fell into the river, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.
Police said that six persons along with Thapa were heading towards Muglin when the incident occurred.
Following the incident, three persons went to inform the Area Police Office, Muglin, while two stayed at the incident site.
When police arrived, the two persons were also not at the incident site, police said.
Bakar-Eid being celebrated
POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.
The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.
Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.
The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.
The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost