KATHMANDU — Federation of Nepalese National Transport Entrepreneurs has demanded to rollback the decision to hike petro product price.
Issuing a press release on Tuesday evening, Federation Chairperson Yogendranath Karmacharya called for the government to withdraw price hike in view of festive season.
“We have opened prior ticket booking from September 21 to make easier for the passengers to travel during the festival. We could not open the ticket booking if the price hike was not rolled back within 48 hours”, he warned.
It may be noted that a meeting between the Department of Transport Management and Federation held on September 16 had decided to open ticket booking from September 21.Follow @gorkhapost
Mahanawami being observed today
KATHMANDU- Mahanawami, the ninth day of Bada Dashain, is being observed throughout the country.
Since early morning, a large number of devotees visit the temples of goddesses Mahakali, Shri Mahalaxmi and Durga Bhagawati.
On this day, prayers are offered and Durga Saptasati recited at the Shaktipeeths.
Chicken, ducks, goats, sheep and buffaloes are sacrificed and vegetarians offer coconuts, radish, bottle-gourds, etc in the place of animals.
Thousands of people worship at the Taleju Bhawani temple at Hanumandhoka which is opened once a year on the day of Mahanawami.Follow @gorkhapost