Gai Jatra observed (photo feature)

Kathmandu, Aug 16: Gai Jatra, cow festival, was observed on Friday by the Newar community in Nepal to commemorate the death of loved ones during the year.

This festival is also used to express one's dissatisfaction with the way of life, society, political as well as economic system in a different form such as satire.

This occasion is also utilised by the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) people to highlight their rights.

 

 

 

 

Satire during Gai Jatra, Aug 16, 2019. 

 

LGBT people parade in the street to highlight their rights during Gai Jatra, Kathmandu, Aug 16, 2019.

 

Corruption scam related to purchase of Wide Body aircraft highlighted as satire during Gai Jatra, in Bhaktapur, Aug 16, 2019. 

 

Gai Jatra dance in Bhaktapur.

Gai Jatra in Doti district, Aug 16, 2019.

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