There are differences in traditions and celebrating styles according to the places and people in Gaijatra festival. For example, in Bhaktapur, the people of bereaved families bring out the cloth-covered baskets with horns of straw and a painted cow's face affixed into it in the procession. An interesting kind of dance with sticks is also performed in Bhaktapur.
In Nepal, automobiles were not introduced till the period of Rana Regime. The first car brought upon this country is a T-model Ford in 1912. It was the royal order for the personal use of the king of Nepal. This model-T Ford weighing 1 ton, was carried by 40 men in 10 rows from Amlekhganj to the capital city Kathmandu
Although Nepal is called a Hindu Kingdom, it is also home to different ethnic groups. Different ethnic people have decorated this land with a number of cultural traditions. Among them, the Newar community of Kathmandu celebrates many feasts and festivals. One of them is Yomari Punhi.
Dashain is celebrated for fifteen days. The Hindus revere goddess Durga and her nine different manifestations during the festival. In their private prayer room, they worship the deity for nine days, beginning from Ghatasthapana.
Indrajatra is one of the most remarkable festivals of Kathmandu. The significance of this carnival lies in its famous masked dances, folk drama, and chariot processions. Living goddess Kumari is brought out during the festival from her abode in a beautifully decorated chariot. This event occurs only once a year, during this festival. The head of state and the head government also receive blessings from the deity, considered to be an embodiment of Taleju Bhawani. Lord Bhairav and Ganesha, along with Kumari are charioted across the city.