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Indra Jatra festival formally begins today with erection of lingo (With photos)

Hanumandhoka Durbar Square

Indra Jatra festival formally begins today with erection of lingo (With photos)

KATHMANDU: Indra Jatra, one the biggest festivals dedicated to god of rain Indra, formally began with the erection of a sacred wooden pole (lingo) at Hanumandhoka in Basantapur Durbar Square on Saturday.

The lingo was erected at the auspicious time of 6:51 am.

During the festival, which is celebrated for eight days in the Kathmandu Valley, Lakhe dances are performed on the streets

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