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PM Oli apprises parliament about BIMSTEC summit

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KATHMANDU — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has briefed the Parliament today about the fourth Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) scheduled for August-30-31 in Kathmandu.

Addressing the Parliament, Oli said that the government is all set to make the fourth BIMSTEC summit a huge success which will focus on the existing environmental challenges, climate change and other issues related to sustainable developments.

PM Oli expressed optimism that the summit will be helpful to successfully discharge its responsibilities through the people to people connectivity while sayng further that that Nepal, during the summit, will also hold bilateral meetings with the leadership of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to reach agreements on the development issues of Nepal.

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Bijaya Dashami today

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KATHMANDU- Today, Hindus across the country are observing Bijaya Dashami today.

The 10th day of Bada Dashain is celebrated all over the country with great enthusiasm by receiving ‘tika’ and ‘jamara’ and blessings from elders.

Although the auspicious hour or the Mul Sait for receiving ‘Devi Prasad’ has been fixed at 9:51 am, the entire day after the immersion of the Goddess is auspicious for that purpose.

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The worship of Durga Bhawani at Dashainghars over nine days concludes formally on the day of Bijaya Dashami after the Abhishek or sprinkling of holy water takes place marking the beginning of tika.

People receive tika and jamara till the full moon day. Tika and jamara are considered the auspicious blessings of the goddess Nava Durga and they signify prosperity.

It is believed that one need not seek an auspicious hour if one undertakes any new assignment, campaign or journey on the auspicious day of Bijaya Dashami.

The Vijaya Dashami festival is celebrated in commemoration of the victory of truth over evil and the victory of divine forces over demonic forces.

 

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