Devotees throng Gosaikunda
Rasuwa, Aug. 24: The number of pilgrims visiting Gosaikunda to attend the fair on 26 August on the occasion of Janai Purnima is on the rise. Chairman of Gosaikunda Area Development Committee Sanjeev DM shared that 2,000 plus visitors have already arrived in Gosaikunda till Thursday evening. The Gosaikunda Area Development Committee has expected the arrival of around 15,000 visitors for taking holy bath in the Gosaikunda lake.
According to the knowledgeable persons, the devotees have come from Taplejung in the east to Kapilvastu in the west and the trend of visitors coming to the district is increasing.
Likewise, Chief District Officer of Rasuwa Krishna Poudel said that entire provisions for security system were arranged, and urged the visitors to travel Gosaikunda without fear.
Representatives of Himalayan Rescue Association Nepal, students from Oxford University, Patan Academy of Health Sciences, Nepal Red Cross Society, Nepal Army personnel and some other social organizations have been deployed for the management of the pilgrims' settlement and food, and the medical supports.
President of Nepal Red Cross Society, Rasuwa, Babulal Tamang said that volunteers have been deployed to extend support for the pilgrims visiting Gosaikunda during Janai Purnima.