Three days leave in Lhochhar

Kathmandu-On the occasion of Sonam Lhochhar, a cultural and religious festival of the Tamang community, two village councils have decided to grant a three-day public holiday. On the occasion of 2858th Sonam Lhochhar Tak (Chan) Lho (Tiger Year), the Roshi and Temal village councils of Kavrepalanchok have decided to grant three days public holiday to the village office and its affiliated government offices, organizations, banks and financial institutions Has done Village Municipality Chairman Dal Bahadur Lama said that the village municipality, which is dominated by the Tamang community, has given public leave for three days, one day before and one day after Lhochhar.

“Like last year, all the offices, educational institutions, associations, banks and financial institutions under the municipality will be closed for three days on the occasion of Lhochhar this year,” said Chairman Lama. We have been giving. ” Similarly, the Temal Municipality has also decided to give three days leave on the occasion of Lhochhar, said Village Municipality Chairman Salam Singh Lama.

He said that all the offices under the municipality, all educational institutions, associations, banks and financial institutions would be closed for three days on the occasion of Lhochhar as per the decision of the village municipality on January 27.

The 2858th Sonam Lhochhar Tak (Chan) Lho (Tiger Year), a cultural and religious festival celebrated by the Tamang community this year, falls on January 6. The Tamang community celebrates Lhochhar as a cultural and religious festival.

In the Tamang language, ‘lho’ means year and ‘chhar’ means new. So ‘Lhochhar’ means New Year. According to the lunar calendar, the day of Magh Shukla Pratipada is considered as Lhochhar or New Year.

In Lhochhar, after the names of 12 animals, Lho Khorlo, that is, on the basis of the year cycle, every year the old year is bid farewell and the new year is welcomed and the festival is celebrated according to religious and cultural rituals.

 

By Auther