KATHMANDU — President Bidya Devi Bhandari offered Bhaitika to her younger brother Degendra Pandey at 11:51 am today, the auspicious time for Bhaitika this year.
The Bhaitika took place at the President House in Shital Niwas. After the Bhaitika, the Head of State extended blessings to her brother and offered sweets, fruits and walnuts.
In return, President Bhandari received blessings and presents like money from brother Pandey.
After the Bhaitika, the Head-of-State extended blessings to her brother, and offered sweets, fruits and walnuts.
Likewise, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba also received Bhaitika from his younger sister Durga Devi Chand at 11:51 am today.
The Bhaitika was celebrated at the PM’s official residence in Baluwatar.
After the Bhaitika, PM Deuba received blessings and sweets and fruits from his sister Chand.
Meanwhile, talking to media-persons, the PM extended wishes to all Nepalis for their happiness, peace, and prosperity.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost