Friday, December 4, 2009
Coordinator of a sub-committee formed to manage the committee Dhiraj Mahato said 18,000 buffaloes are expected to be sacrificed at the temple this time.
Thise devotees who can not offer the sacrifice as per the promise during the festival offer the sacrifices in Maghe Sankranti and Fagu Purnima.
Gadhimai Festival is Nepal’s biggest festival, which is attended by over 7 million people. This year, over 8 million peiple are expected to observe the festival and over 40,000 animals and birds are expected to be sacrificed.
A human sea was present in Bariyarpur today to observe the festival. Festival management committee estimated that over 5 million people observed the festival tuesday alone.