KATHMANDU—The parents of Nirmala Panta 13, who was raped and murdered one and half month ago in Kanchanpur districts have come to the capital this morning seeking justice for their daughter.
Since the incident took place, they have been frequently visiting to the authorities and other investigation officials. The incident has become a great issue in the country and thousands of people have been protesting on social media and even in the street asking justice for Nirmala Panta. Till now the authorities fails to arrest the guilty.
After completing the journey of over 35 hours on a public vehicle, parents of Nirmala Panta has arrived capital this morning to draw the attention of the concerned parties.
The parents of Nirmala, father Yagya Raj of 38 and mother Durga Devi 35 are expecting to meet all the authorities including the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.Follow @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