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April 2016 in photos

Here are top 28 photographs taken by the Post photographers during the month of April, 2016
Published at : May 1, 2016
Updated at : December 20, 2016 16:07


April 5:A boy holds a fish that he caught from Bagmati River near Pashupati area at Guheshwori, Kathmandu. (Angad Dhakal)

April 6: Nepali congress President Ser Bahadur Deuba waves to his hand after being elected as the Parliamentary Party leader at Singha Darbar in Kathmandu. (Shaligram Tiwari)


April 7: Nepal Army men perform a stunt during the Ghode Jatra Festival at Tudikhel in the Capital.  According to a legend, Ghode Jatra festival is celebrated to mark the victory over a demon named Tundi who reside over the meadow, now known as Tundikhel. (Sanjog Manandhar)


April 8: Devotees circle the chariots of Tebahal Lunmadi Bharakalii and Otu Bhadrakali and Kankeshowri as part of the Panncharee festival at Ason, Kathmandu.  (Sanjog Manandhar)


April 9: Devotees pull the chariot of God Bhairab during the first day of Bisket Jatra at Nyatapole, Bhaktapur. (Sanjog Manandhar)

April 10:A hotel staffer tries to protect a pigeon-box from a fire at Meghauli Serai Jungle Lodge in Meghauli, Chitwan. (Nimesh Jang Rai)


April 11: A little girl offers grains to pigeons at Bouddhanath Stupa. (Dipen Shrestha)


April 11: Participants take part in a rowing race organised on the occasion of Nepali New Year 2073 at Phewa Lake in Pokhara. The race is organised every year during Nepali and Gregaorian New Year to promote tourism. (Bhim Ghimire)

April 12: People observe the last sunset of the Year 2072 from a suspension bridge at Balkumari, Lalitpur. (Kiran Panday)


April 14: Thirty-five-year-old Juju Bhai Basha Shrestha pierces his tongue for the eighth consecutive time and circles around the temple as a part of ritual in Bhaktapur, Bode’s popular ‘tongue piercing festival’. (Angad Dhakal)


April 17: A local fisherman boats on the Rapti River in Chitwan. Most of the fishermen earn pocket money by ferrying tourists across the river. (Nimesh Jang Rai)

April 18: Nepali players celebrate after defeating Namabia in their second match of ICC World Cricket League Championship at TU Cricket Ground. (Kaushal Adhikari)

April 18: Two monkeys search for lice in the body of another monkey on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. (Dipen Shrestha)


April 18: A woman weaves blanket out of sheep wool while others watch at Taksera in Rukum district. The profession is a means of subsistence for women here. (Surbindra Kumar Pun)


April 20: A view of Barpak village—epicentre of last year’s April earthquake—from top of a hill in Barpak. Locals are rebuilding their houses by themselves after government delayed releasing the grant as it had announced. (Harihar Singh Rathour)


April 21: Rebuilding Nepal - This photo shows reconstruction works being carried out at damaged heritage sites in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. (Hemanta Shrestha)


April 22: A team of police deployed by the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) takes journalist and Sajha Yatayat Chairman Kanak Mani Dixit into custody to investigate his alleged involvement in corruption. Around 20 police personnel including those in civvies held him from Patan Dhoka in Lalitpur district. (Post Photo)

April 23: This panoramic shot shows the Basantapur Durbar Square a year after the devastating quake on 25th April 2015 that killed more than 9000 people. (Sanjog Manandhar)


April 24: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, along with others government officials, attends a memorial service to mark the one year anniversary of a devastating earthquake at Dharahara Tower in Kathmandu. (Hemanta Shrestha)

April 26: This shows the movement at Kathmandu’s famous tourist hub Thamel. Tourism entrepreneurs hope that the tourism business, which was badly hit by the devastating earthquake of April 25, 2015, and the subsequent unofficial blockade by India, would revive with the starting of New Year. (Surbindra Kumar Pun)

April 27: A farm worker sprays water at his mushroom farm in Balkot, Kathmandu. The farm produces around 50 kg mushrooms daily and sells them at a whole rate of Rs 150 per kg. (Prakash Chandra Timilsena)


April 28: A youth fills up an EPS examination form for working as a migrant worker in Korea in 2017 at Bankali in Kathmandu. (Angad Dhakal)