Published On: October 13, 2018 06:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Cover Photo: A flock of people struggling to get through at Indrachowk in the peak hour of Dashain. Photo Shahin Sunuwar Rasaili /Republica 

Oct 7:
Relief quota teachers teaching at various government and community schools stage a demonstration in the capital on Sunday demanding that they be given
permanent status. Photo: Keshab Thoker/Republica

Oct 8:
Vehicles parked in the Muktinath area of Mustang on Monday. High number of pilgrims and tourists in the autumn season has led to the increase in traffic congestion along the Beni-Jomsom road. Photo: Republica

Oct 9:
Children fly kites at Chobhar, Kathmandu on Tuesday. Flying kites is a popular activity during Dashain. The kite is believed to be a message to Indra, the god of the heavens and rain, to rain no more. Photo: Bijaya Rai/Republica

Oct 10:
Priests performing Ghatasthapana rituals at Hanumandhoka Durbar in Kathmandu on the first day of the Dashain festival on Wednesday. The rituals involve placing a specially decorated pitcher of water symbolizing Goddess Durga in the puja room and sowing barley on a leaf plate. The pitcher is worshipped for nine days until Vijaya Dashami, the main day of the festival. Photo: Bijay Gajmer/Republica

Oct 11: Goat being carried on a motorbike for Dahain festival at Baneshwor Kathmandu on Thursday 11,2018. Photo: Republica

Oct 12: Children playing on a bamboo swing erected at Guhyeshwari, Kathmandu on the occasion of Dashain festival, Friday. Such swings are part of the Dashain festive season. Photo: Dinesh Gole/Republica

Oct 13:
 Vendor selling green vegetables at Nyatapola Tumadhi Square Bhaktapur on October 13, 2018. Photo: Dinesh Gole/Republica



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