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In Pics: Indra jatra officially begins


Nepalnews
2023 Sep 26, 12:13, Kathmandu
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Indra Jatra, the festival of rain and good harvest, begins Tuesday.

The eight-day festivity, having religious and cultural significance, is observed with much fanfare especially amid the Newar communities in the Kathmandu Valley. 

The festival begins with the erection of lingo, a sacred wooden pole, in front of Hanuman Dhoka.

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