Kathmandu:  President Bidya Devi Bhandari is travelling to Sunsari district today to visit different religious sites including Pindeshwor, Budha Subba, Chataradham and Baraha Chhetra.

The Office of the President said that the President is visiting the religious and cultural sites to pay homage and worship there on the occasion of Makar Sankranti today.

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The President will reach the Baraha Chhetra area from Kathmandu in a while by travelling in the Nepali Army helicopter. After Baraha Chhetra, President Bhandari is expected to visit other religious shrines, it is said.

All festivals are national festivals
Bagmati Province Chief Yadav Chandra Sharma has said that Maghi festival or Makar Sankranti has its own specialties and cultural importance as the sun moves from tropic of Sagittarius to tropic of Capricorn.

In a message of greetings on Maghe Sankranti today, Sharma has said that all festivals marked in Nepal are national festivals and such festivals have worked to unite all Nepalis in a single thread.
The festivals being marked by all communities in the geographically, ethnically and culturally diverse country Nepal are national festivals, read the message.

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