Kathmandu, September 08. The Indra Jatra festival is being observed in Kathmandu Valley and surrounding areas on Monday.
The festival is celebrated with a chariot procession of Lord Indra, the God of rain, harvest and fertility. A big chariot of Kumari and two smaller chariots of Ganesh and Bhairab are also pulled along the core area of the old city.
President Ram Baran Yadav along with chiefs of constitutional bodies is scheduled to visit Basantapur this afternoon to observe the chariot procession.