‘Rato Machhindranath’ chariot festival concludes in Nepal’s Lalitpur

Jun 10, 2019

Lalitpur (Nepal), Jun 10 (ANI): ‘Rato Machhindranath’ chariot festival concluded on Sunday after observing of Bhoto Jatra, which marks the end of the month-long celebration. The festival surrounds the tradition of displaying a jewel-studded vest 'Bhoto'. It is mainly celebrated by Buddhists and Hindus of the Newar community. It is one of the greatest religious events in the city and the longest chariot festival celebrated in the country. President of Nepal Bidhya Devi Bhandari was also present during the festival.