27 Feb., Kanchanpur : President Bidya Devi Bhandari is scheduled to attend the third Shuklaphanta Tourism Festival on Friday. The President who is in Darchula visit today is scheduled to address the festival in Kanchanpur tomorrow.
The festival is organized by Bhimduttanagar Municipality near the entrance gate of the Shuklaphanta National Park. According to Mayor Surendra Bista, the President will address the festival on Friday. The festival is continuing since February 21 in the area aimed promoting Visit Nepal: 2020.
President Bhandari in Malikarjun
President Bhandari has arrived here today to offer worship at Darchula-based Malikarjun Temple and to receive civic felicitation. Civic felicitation is going to be offered to President Bhandari for the first time at Malikarjun. Member of House of Representatives, Ganesh Singh Thagunna, chairperson of Malikarjun rural municipality, Narendra Singh Dhami, among others welcome President Bhandari. President Bhandari is scheduled to offer a special worship at Malikarjun Temple.
Sudurpaschim state Chief Sharmila Kumari Panta and Chief Minister of Sudurpaschim state Trilochan Bhatta, are also in Malikarjun. Malikarjun is the famous religious pilgrimage site of Sudurpaschim state. The government has included Malikarjun in the list of 100 tourism destinations.