KATHMANDU—Ganga Prasad Upreti has been appointed as the Chancellor of Nepal Academy again.
He was reappointed by the Prime Minister and chief patron of the Academy, KP Sharma Oli.
Similarly, Prof Jagat Prasad Upadhya has been appointed as Member Secretary at Nepal Sanakrit University as per the recommendation of the committee led by Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation.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