Tohte Festival: Education Dpt. announces holiday for tomorrow in Kaski’s schools Reporter
Aug 14, 2023

Pokhara: Education Department of Pokhara Metropolis has called holiday in schools of Kaski district tomorrow to celebrate ‘Tohte’ festival.

It is customary for Gurung communities  to celebrate this festival on the last Tuesday of Shrawan and Chaitra of Nepali month.

It is believed that by celebrating this festival, evils will be eliminated, natural disasters will be reduced, crops will be better, and happiness will be achieved.

According to Gurung language ‘Toh’ means village/settlement and ‘Te’ means to chase enemy.