BHAKTAPUR — President Bidya Devi Bhandari has inaugurated a three-day spiritual practice and national practitioners’ gathering organised at Shyama Shyam Dham in Madhyapur Thimi Saturday.
President Bhandari,on the occasion, worshipped at the Radha Krishna Temple and received prasad. The President also observed various religious structures constructed at the Dham and its documentary.
At the programme, Sangeeta Didi shed light on the status of the Dham and importance of the practice.
The President was welcomed by former Chairperson of the Council of Ministers Khil Raj Regmi and Swami Haridas, among others.
Practitioners from across the country are participating in the three-day spiritual practice.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.