Ghode Jatra celebrated with gusto (Photo feature and video)

Published On: March 17, 2018 08:00 PM NPT By: Dipendra Rokka

Photo and video by: Dipendra Rokka

KATHMANDU, March 17: The annual festival of Ghode Jatra, also known as the Horse Racing Day which falls in the Nepali month of Chaitra, has been celebrated in the Kathmandu Valley with gusto on Saturday.

In a special program organized at Tudikhel, the Nepal Army cavalry team performed different equestrian skills and stunts riding on their horses to mark the day.  President Bidhya Devi Bhandari presented the shield and trophy to the winner of various events. Vice- President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and Acting Chief Justice Deepak Joshee among others dignitaries were present at the function.

Here are the pictures captured during the event: 



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