KATHMANDU — Speaker Krishna Bahadur Mahara has daewn the attention of the government towards the issues of national importance raised by lawmakers in the meeting of the House of Representatives today.
He sought the government’s views saying the MPs speaking in today’s meeting of the House had drawn the government’s attention on topics as increase in incidents of violence against women in various parts of the country, and the flood and earthquake-affected people not getting decent relief, among others.
The Speaker drew the government’s attention on the need of taking the MPs’ demands seriously and addressing them.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