KATHMANDU: The Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN (UML) are to organise a tea reception on the occasion of the Vijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Eid, Chhath festivals and the Nepal Sambat tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, respectively.
The NC is organizing the reception at the party central office Sanepa from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Monday while the CPN (UML) has decided to host the tea party at the same time at its central office, Balkhu on October 30, Tuesday, it is learnt.
The culture of organizing the festival tea reception had begun in the Congress in 2033 BS since the return of party founding leader BP Koirala from an exile in India while the then Chairman of CPN ( UML) Manmohan Adhikari had commenced the culture of reception in the party.
Leaders of political parties, chiefs of diplomatic missions, business community, civil society leaders, artists, litterateurs and journalists have been invited to the receptions. RSS