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Nepali Congress cancels Dashain tea party for this year

File: Chiefs of Nepal Communist Party and Nepali Congress, Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Sher Bahadur Deuba, among others, during the tea reception hosted by Nepali Congress, on Friday, November 2, 2018.

Kathmandu, October 25

The main opposition party, Nepali Congress, has decided not to host the annual tea party on the occasion of Dashain festival this year due to the Covid-19 crisis.

For over four decades now, the party has been hosting the event in Kathtmandu on Kojagrat Purnima, the final day of the 15-day Badadashain festival, on the occasion of the greatest celebration of Nepalis.

However, the event for this year has been cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the party’s central office chief secretary Krishna Prasad Paudel.

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