Kanchanpur, Aug 23
The Sudur Paschim State has announced a public holiday on the occasion of the Attwari, an important festival of the Tharu community.
The festival is being with much funfare by people of the Tharu community today. As a result, all government and public offices will remain closed in the state to mark the festival, said spokesperson of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law Tej Prakash Joshi.
The Attwari festival is celebrated as a festival for fostering love, good and fraternity among the brothers, sisters and neighbours in the Tharu community.