KATHMANDU, August 30: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that the government is working to transform the desire of Nepali people to achieve peace, development and good governance into reality. He also expressed the commitment to protecting and promoting religious and cultural festivals and traditions of the country.

KATHMANDU, August 30: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed the confidence that the Teej festival, also known as Haritalika, would further enhance social, cultural unity and would deepen family ties.

KATHMANDU, August 30: The 'Teej' festival, also known as the 'Haritalika', is being observed by Nepali Hindu women today throughout the country.