Pokhara: Ban has been imposed by administration to visit giant Mahadev idol in Pumdikot saying that the number of visitors has increased during the Corona epidemic.
The Pokhara 22 ward office has decided to stop visiting the statue until further notice at Pumdibhumdi. Stating that the Corona epidemic is on the rise, the statue has been closed for the safety of all and until further notice, said Ward Chairman Mitra Lal Baral.
The 51-foot-tall statue is believed to become a major religious tourist destination in Pokhara. Chairman of the Pumdikot Vishal Mahadev Statue Construction and Tourism Promotion Consumer Committee Chandra Kant Baral said that the entire work would be completed by September.