The chariot pulling of Rato Machhindranath, God of Rain, is said to take place on next auspicious day. The Guthi Sansthan Office, Lalitpur issued a notice in this regard on Wednesday. The notice has been signed by the Office chief Rajan Bhuju.
The chariot pulling of Rato Machhindranath festival slated earlier for July 7 has been halted citing the present COVID-19 crisis, according to a notice circulated earlier by the Office.
Rato Machhindranath festival is one of the greatest festivals celebrated among the Newari community in the Kathmandu Valley in particular.
Source: National News Agency Nepal