Binod Maharjan

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Gai Jatra in Kirtipur

Published On: August 27, 2018 07:40 AM NPT By: Binod Maharjan

Kirtipur is an ancient Newari settlement of Kathmandu. Its rich art, culture, and traditions portray the close link the ancient kingdom has with its bordering regions. However, Kirtipur is heavily influenced by modernization due to rising trend of establishing contemporary commercial hubs.  But despite the modernization, the ancient kingdom has still been giving continuity to its past customs.