On the occasion of Haritalika Teej, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari arrived at the Pashupatinath temple on September 02, 2019 to pay worship.
The President was received by Nepal Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Yogesh Bhattarai, Culture Ministry Secretary Kedar Bahadur Adhikari and Pashupathi Area Development Trust (PADT) officials among others.
The Pashupatinath temple on Monday welcomed a large number of women devotees since early in the morning on Teej day 2019.
As customary every year, the PADT has made arrangements to accommodate the large number of devotees to the temples. All the four temple doors were opened from 3 AM in the morning, including the eastern door that has remained closed to visitors since 11 years.
Four thousand security personnel including Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nepal Police, National Investigation Department and PADT were deployed in the Pashupati area on Monday, in line with an integrated security plan formulated for the festive.
The area also had scouts and volunteers from different organizations to facilitate the devotees visit to the temple and conducting a peaceful worship.
On the occasion of Teej, the Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli extended his greetings to all Nepali women wishing them happiness, peace, prosperity, health and longevity.
“On the occasion of the celebration of the great festival of Nepalese women, good wishes for happiness, peace, prosperity, health and longevity of the sisters living at home and abroad,” tweeted the Prime Minister.
नेपाली महिलाहरुको महान पर्व हरितालिका तीजको अवसरमा स्वदेश तथा विदेशमा रहनु भएका दिदीबहिनीहरुमा सुख, शान्ति, समृद्धि, सुस्वास्थ्य र दीर्घायुको हार्दिक शुभकामना ।
— KP Sharma Oli (@PM_Nepal) September 1, 2019