Kathmandu, October 11
President Bidya Devi Bhandari will offer tika and jamara to the members of the general public on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival on October 19.
The President’s personal joint secretary and priest at the Office of the President, Hem Chandra Dhakal, gave out this information while initiating the ritual of Ghatasthapana at the President House on Wednesday.
Dhakal said the President would offer tika and jamara to the distinguished persons and the members of the general public coming to the President’s House to receive blessings from the Head of the State.
The President would be giving tika and jamara at the auspicious hour on the day of the Bijaya Dashami after partaking in the rituals with her family members, Dhakal said.
The auspicious hour for receiving tika this year is 09:51 am on October 19, according to the Nepal Panchanga Nirnayak Samiti Chair Ram Chandra Gautam.
Published on October 11th, Thursday, 2018 12:42 PM