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Kathmandu enjoys Indra Jatra festivities despite the COVID-19 pandemic

The annual festival, named after Indra, the god of rain and heaven, is celebrated by worshipping, rejoicing, singing, dancing and feasting in Kathmandu Valley Source: Sipa USA Prabin Ranabhat / SOPA Images/Si

Despite the government imposing rules to curb the spread of the Coronavirus, scenes during the celebrations of an annual festival in Kathmandu portrayed a completely opposite picture. Girish Subedi's report from Kathmandu on the cultural significance of Indra Jatra and how people are flouting rules in the name of tradition.

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