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Biska: Jatra 2074
Friday April 14, 2017 to Saturday April 15, 2017
Madhyapur Thimi, Central Development Region, Nepal

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Biska: Jatra 2074

Madhyapur Thimi is a medieval town of Kathmandu valley which lies at center of three major cities of Kathmandu valley: Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kathmandu. This ancient city with rich cultural and traditional valuesis located in about eight kilometerseast of Kathmandu.

Commonly known as Sindur jatra,Bisket Jatra is celebrated in Madhyapur Thimi during start of Bikram Sambat: 1st and 2nd of every Baiksak (April 14 & 15). People greet each other throwing simrik powder on backdrop of traditional Newari Dhime music.

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