Rato Machhindranath Jatra begins


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Lalitpur, May 11: The Rato Machhindra jatra began today, with the pulling of the chariot of the Rato Machindranath, revered as god of rain and good times.     

The chariot built at Pulchowk will be taken to Gahbahal along with the playing of musical instruments. Following the completion of the construction of the chariot, the statute of deity Machhindranath was installed on it.     

The chariot of Rato Machhindranath is now being taken from Pulchowk to Gahbahal. After passing through all the toles of Patan, the chariot is brought to Jawalakhel, where the exhibition of the famous bhoto jatra takes place.

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