Chandra Yonzon Attends Chhath Puja Celebrations

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Chhath Puja at Edwardes Lake, Reservoir on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. In his address, Consul General Yonzon applauded devotees and those who fasted for up to 36 hours. He expressed thanks to Madheshi Community in Victoria for organising Chhath Puja celebrations each year, and for the wonderful event held on Tuesday.

Chhath Puja celebrations are predominately held in southern parts of Nepal but festivities are held in many other parts of the world. Rituals are observed over four days, which include fasting, with the third day being the main festival day.

Hon. Consul General Yonzon was presented with a certificate of appreciation for the consulate’s ongoing support for the community. The Hon Consul General and the consulate team would like wish everyone a wonderful and happy Chhath Puja.