Farmers plant paddy, marking National Rice Day (photo feature)

Published On: June 29, 2021 05:29 PM NPT By: Keshab Thoker

KATHMANDU, June 29: Nepal is observing the 18th National Rice Day and Transplanting Festival on Tuesday.

This day is observed as a special day for paddy plantation by farmers.

Rice is one of the major food crops and staple diet that is cultivated across the country in Nepal.

Here are some pictures taken by Republica photojournalist Keshab Thokar at Bhaktapur:

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