21 August 2020, Kathmandu
President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has urged women of Nepal to celebrate Teej festival by adopting safety standards set by the Nepal government.
President Bhandari has wished peace, happiness and prosperity to all the Nepali people at home and abroad on the occasion of Teej festival which is also known as Haritalika.
“Cultural festivals are helping us maintain unity in diversity, religious tolerance and brotherhood among the Nepali people,” said the President in a message.
Meanwhile, the President has urged the women to celebrate the festival maintaining its original flavor and frugality.
She has expressed hope that this festival may help end racial and gender discrimination in the Nepali society.