Glimpses of Maghe Sankranti festival

Maghe Sankranti festival is being observed across the nation on Thursday.

On the occasion, Hindus took a holy dip in rivers and feast yam, ghee and different delicacies while Newaris ate ghee chaku and special food to celebrate the day.

Maghe Sankranti is the biggest festival of Tharu Community. The Community marks Maghi as the beginning of New Year.

The government has declared a public holiday to mark the festival today.

Here are few photos from the celebrations across the nation.

 

Source: THT