Festival in name of victory over Anglos

410In the memory of victory over English armies during the Anglo-Nepal War, Palpa – Tansen had started celebrating ‘Sindhur Jatra’ each year on August 18. This year, Palpa has celebrated this ‘Sindhu Jatra’ with a great joy under the blessing of Goddess Ranaujireshowri.

Chariot of goddess Ranaujireshowri starts revolving from its own temple, Bhagwatitol and completes its revolution after paying its visit at every corners of Palpa.

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Then ruling Colonel, Ujir Singh Thapa had promised to establish the temple for goddess Ranaujireshowri if he would have received victory against ‘marching’ English armies. After the war he kept his promise and since then this festival is celebrated with the great amount of pleasure and pride.

To observe this festival, the audience come from many parts of Western Nepal like, Gulmi, Syangja, Pokhara Butwal, etc.

News and Picture courtesy to online new-site, himalkhabar.com

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