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National Paddy Day (Asar 15) being observed today

29 June 2024  

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KATHMANDU: The National Paddy Day (popularly known as Asar 15) is being observed today.

The day is marked as the beginning of paddy plantation. Farmers are celebrating Asar 15, across the hilly and Tarai regions of Nepal today.


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This day carries a unique and national significance among the farmers of Nepal, a country where the principal economy is chiefly based on agriculture.

The month Asar (Mid June-Mid July) is a favorable month for paddy cultivation due to the rainy season.

The government also officially endorsed the tradition of celebrating Asar 15 as National Paddy Day (Dhan Diwas).

File photo.



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