Indrajatra festival celebrated at Hanumandhoka Durbar Square

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Kathmandu: Cultural and historical Indrajatra festival is celebrated in Kathmandu valley today.

Especially the Newar community of the valley celebrates this festival by worshiping Indra, the god of rain.

During this time the chariots of Kumari, Ganesha and Bhairav ​​are drawn.

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba and others have also observed the Indra Jatra.

Gana, Pulukisi, Savahbhakku, Mahakali, Lakhe, Jhyalincha etc. of various deities have also circumambulated the city along with the chariots of the three deities.

The traditional Indrajatra, which is celebrated by worshiping Devaraj Indra, the god of rain and time, is also celebrated in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Dhulikhel, Dolakha and other places.