Nepal celebrates Janai Purnima festival
Nepal celebrated Janai Purnima festival. People celebrate this festival by getting their sacred thread -Janai sanctified by the Brahmin priests. People from different communities also tie yellow-red threads blessed by priests.
The festival is celebrated in different ways by various communities.
For the Newar Community the day is the beginning of the 9-day festival Gunhu Punhi.
However, for the Terai community, the day is celebrated as Rakshya Bandhan.