KATHMANDU, Oct 17: The government has directed all Hindu temples and shrines across the country to conduct only the daily rituals during Navaratri, the Dashain festival.

Pilgrims Throng Navaratri Mela in Dharan

September 25, 2017 09:46 am

DHARAN, Sept 25: One of the biggest festivals of Nepali Hindus, Dashain, began on Thursday. During the festival, it is an age old tradition to go on pilgrimages so as to pay homage to Goddess Durga and her several incarnations. Navaratri Mela is one of the most important features of Dashain in Dharan.