Tamu Lhochhar being observed on Tuesday

Tamu Lhochhar, the New Year festival of the Gurung (Tamu) community is being observed with fanfare and excitement across the country on Tuesday, December 30, 2014.

Gurung community celebrates the festival as Tola Lhochhar on the 15th day of the month of Paush.

The community organised a procession that ended at Tudikhel, Kathmandu where the festival is being celebrated with various events.

The government also recognised the festival as a national festival seven years ago and has announced a national holiday on the occasion.

Source: Nepalnews

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