Bhoto Jatra Observed

Bhoto Jatra Observed

Posted Jun 28th, 2010 under Culture & Festivals,

Bhoto Jatra was celebrated yesterday,27th June 2010, formally ending the long journey of the rain god Machendranth on his chariot throughout Lalitpur.The bejewlled bhoto (vest) was shown thrice to the public as per tradition in the presence of  President Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal and other dignitaries. Bhoto Jatra used to be witnessed by the living goddess, Kumari, and Nepal’s royal family.

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