PORTUGAL—Senior leader of Nepali congress (NC), Ramchandra Poudel is in Portugal. He arrived here on Wednesday evening.
He is here to address the programme themed “Nepali Congress’s role in the implementation of federalism in Nepal”. The programme is organized by the Nepali Janasamparka Samiti (NJS), Portugal Chapter.
He is scheduled to leave for Spain after two days of Portugal stay to address another event organized by the NJS, Spain Chapter.
The senior leader will return home on September 28 after attending similar kind of event which will be held in Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands after Spain.
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