By RSS on Sep 12,2018 - 12:52
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has expressed her best wishes to all sisters at home and abroad on the occasion of Haritalika (Teej) terming this festival a symbol of cultural tolerance and social unity.
In a message today, President Bhandari has expressed her best wishes for happiness, peace prosperity and social unity and goodwill. Saying that Nepali women offer Pooja to lord Shiva and goddess Parbati by fasting for their good fortune and family members' prosperity, President Bhandari stated that this festival is supporting to maintain unity among diversity, religious tolerance and social goodwill by uniting all in a single thread.
The President, in her message, has suggested that unique qualities should be preserved while marking the festivals and added, "The festivals being marked in our multi-ethnic, multi-lingual and multi-cultural country have preserved and promoted our own unique norms and values, cultures, arts, costumes, songs and music".
Likewise, the President has said that austerity measures should be applied while marking the festivals by considering today's national need of rapid economic development and social transformation.
Minister for Home Affairs Ram Bahadur Thapa has stressed on adopting alertness on reducing the damage caused due to the carelessness of humankind. Inaugurating the Disaster Management Operation Centre set up at the District Administration Office in Beni today, the Home Minister said the government would take policy initiatives for reducing the human-made disasters.
by RSS | Nov 12