Holi festival being celebrated in Terai-Madhes today

The festival of colours, Holi, is being celebrated in Terai Madhes today with fanfare.

Holi (Fagu Purnima) is celebrated in the Tarai districts on the day following its celebration in the mountainous and hilly districts, as per tradition.

The government has declared a public holiday today to celebrate the Holi festival in Terai Madhes. Holi is being celebrated in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta East), Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta West), Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Udayapur, Dhanusha, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara, Parsa, Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Kailali, and Kanchanpur districts.

The Magar and Tharu communities, which comprise a large population in Nawalparasi (Bardaghat Susta East), are also celebrating Holi today. Holi is celebrated as a festival of joy and color.


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