Asar 15, National Paddy Day

Published On: June 30, 2016 07:48 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

[Photos: Durga Prasad Paudel/ Madhusudhan Guragai/ Santosh Adhikari/ Arun Bam/ Republica]


1. A woman laughs as visitors (not seen) plant paddy saplings and play with mud in a              farm around the Tusal area of Kavre district. 

2. Farmers plant paddy saplings in Kahukhola area, Pokhara on Wednesday.  

3. Tourists and locals participate in Paddy Plantation Festival organized by the Pokhara          Tourism Council on Wednesday to mark Asar 15, a day celebrated as National Paddy Day    across the nation. 

4. Farmers planting paddy in Doti district. Though the season is coming to an end in other        parts of the nation, Regional Agricultural Directorate, Dipayal said that only 44 percent of      paddy has been planted in the Far Western Region. 

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