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President Bhandari, PM Oli receive tika

Kathmandu

Oct 19, 2018-

President Bidya Devi Bhandari received tika of Shree Nawadurga Bhawani (the Goddess Nawadurga) at the auspicious hour of 9.51 am as per the Vedic rituals on the occasion of Dashain on Friday.

The Head-of-the-State received tika and Prasad, tilak, jamara and the rakshyasutra from the main priest at the Hnaumandhoka Durbar Devraj Aryal and the priest at the Office of the President Hemchandra Dhakal.

Before receiving tika, the President performed worship to the holy lamp, the special urn, and to god Ganesh.

A contingent of the Nepali Army played the soothing mangaldhun as all the rituals associated with the offering of tika and jamara were in progress at the auditorium at the President House.

President Bhandari also received tika, jamara and monetary offerings from her mother Mithila Pandey. She also received the tika and jamara from her uncle Dekendra Pandey.

Similarly, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli received tika, jamara and tilak from his father Mohan Prasad Oli at the auspicious hour of 9.51 am today. RSS

Published: 19-10-2018 16:16

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