Preparations complete for Shivaratri festival in Pashupati
Kathmandu : The Pashupati Area Development Trust has stated that it has almost completed the preparations for Mahashivaratri, a major Hindu festival dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The preparations for the festival that falls on February 24 are in the final stage, according to Govind Tandan, member-secretary of the PADT. The PADT has formed different nine subcommittees for the same as well.
According to the PADT, such committees were formed for the security arrangement, health camps and traffic management as well.
Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Armed Police Force and volunteers from Nepal Scout and different organisations will be deployed on the temple premises for the festival management.
The PADT is expecting some 1.3 million visitors this year from Nepal and neighboring countries as well.