Jatra: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

The famous Indra Jatra festival 2018 started in Nepal

Published: September 26, 2018

In Nepal, the famous Indra Jatra festival 2018 is being celebrated in Kathmandu with gaiety and religious fervor. The 8-day long annual festival is observed to worship Indra, the lord of rain and good harvest. It also marks end of monsoon and beginning of harvest season and festivity. The chariot procession and mask dances are ..


The famous Bisket Jatra festival 2018 started in Nepal

Published: April 16, 2018

In Nepal, the famous Bisket Jatra is being celebrated in Bhaktapur and other parts of Kathmandu valley. The 9- day annual festival marks beginning of Nepali new year. The Jatra begins four days before the start of new year. It is believed that the festival started during Malla dynasty. There are many legends associated with ..



The 2017 Bali Jatra festival started in Odisha

Published: November 6, 2017

The annual ‘Bali Jatra’ festival was started in the city of Cuttack at Gadagadia Ghata of the Mahanadi river, Odisha on November 4, 2017. The week-long famous fair on an area of 30 acres on the river bank will continue till November 10. The fest is celebrated to mark the day when ancient traders of ..


Current Affairs February 11, 2010

Published: February 18, 2010

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