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Second session of Federal parliament begins

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KATHMANDU — The second session of House of Representatives and National Assembly has begun at Federal Parliament building at New Baneshwor, Kathmandu on Sunday.

In the meeting of both the Houses, a letter received from the Office of President regarding the summoning of the House session will be read out,according to the Federal Parliament Secretariat.

The session is likely to see presentations of medical education bill and drafts of HoR Business Rules and National Assembly Business Rules, according to sources.

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Likewise, the session will offer tributes to all known and unknown martyrs and will likely to see the presentation of four ordinances issued before the session, according to the Secretariat.

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has summoned the session on the recommendation of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

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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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