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Photos of the month: February

A roundup of some of the best photographs taken by Kathmandu Post photographers in February.
Published at : February 28, 2019
Updated at : May 23, 2019 12:50

Here is a roundup of some of the best photographs taken by Kathmandu Post photographers in the month of February.

February 1: A tourist checks out curio goods at Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR

February 1: Workers renovate a temple, damaged in the 2015 earthquake, in Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR

February 2: Mountain range seen from Naikap in the Capital. POST PHOTO: SANJOG MANANDHAR 

February 3: School students protest unauthorized mining of sand from Sunkoshi River at Sukute in Sindhupalchok district. POST PHOTO: ANGAD DHAKAL 

February 4: A fan takes a selfie with Nepali cricket team captain Paras Khadka upon the team’s arrival in Kathmandu after winning One Day International and Twenty-20 series in United Arab Emirates. POST PHOTO: HEMANTA SHRESTHA 

February 5: A Chinese tourist feeds grains to pigeons at Patan Durbar Square in Lalitpur. POST PHOTO: ELITE JOSHI 

February 6: Shyam Narayan Pandit, 58, from Lahan, Sarlahi paints the idols of goddess Saraswoti for the Shree Panchami Festival at Gusingal, Lalitpur. POST PHOTO: SANJOG MANANADHAR 

February 8: Activists along with students participate in a protest rally demanding citizenship in the mother’s name in Kathmandu.  POST PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA 

February 10: A child writes on the wall of Saraswati Temple in Kathmandu on the occasion of Basanta Panchami Festival in the Capital. The festival is dedicated to goddess of education ‘Saraswati’. Devoteess specially students worship and pray for the knowledge and education in this festival. Basanta Panchami, also known as Saraswati Puja, marks the arrival of spring session in Nepal. POST PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA 

February 11: Thrill seekers enjoy paragliding from Chapakharka Hill in Godawari, Lalitpur. POST PHOTO: BEEJU MAHARJAN 

February 12: Police personnel take part in a parade organised during the convocation of 178th batch of the Nepal Police Inspector training in Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: KABIN ADHIKARI 

February 14: A couple celebrates Valentine’s Day at City Centre Mall in Kamal Pokharai, Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: ELITE JOSHI 

February 15: Clad in traditional attire, people from Karnali district dance during the Great Karnali Expo held at Bhirkutimandapin Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: ELITE JOSHI 

February 16: Devotees offer oil to youths impersonating as Hindu God Madhav Narayan during the Madhav Narayan Festival celebrated in Thecho, Lalitpur. POST PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA 

February 17: Buddhist monks play traditional longhorns during their morning prayer at Nyanang Phelgyeling Monastery at Bhagawan Pau, Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA 

February 21: A boy participates in a group Bratabandha ceremony (a Hindu rites for wearing sacred thread) being observed at Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: BEEJU MAHARJAN

February 23: Nepal Army soldiers rehearse a drill from a helicopter as part of preparations for upcoming Nepal Army Day. POST PHOTO: KESHAV THAPA 

February 24: The two factions of the Nepal Students’ Union, the student wing of the Nepali Congress party, who had gathered to pile pressure on the party leadership at the party headquarters in Sanepa, Lalitpur to endorse the amended party statute, hurled stones at each other following a dispute over setting the age bar to become a student leader. POST PHOTO: BEEJU MAHARJAN 

February 25: Aspiring monks participate in a procession held to become a monk on the occasion of the 119th birth anniversary of Monk Pragyananda Mahasthabir, Lalitpur. A group of 200 aspiring monks from Kathmandu Valley will be heading towards Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha on the next day where they will wear yellow clothes marking the beginning of their monk life. POST PHOTO: ANGAD DHAKAL 

February 26: A group of college students walks around the Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu. POST PHOTO: ELITE JOSHI 

February 27: Saints eat lunch at Ram Mandi Ashram on the premises of Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu. Hundreds of holy men have thronged at the Pashupatinath Temple premises from various parts of Nepal and India to observe Mahashivaratri that falls on March 4 this year. POST PHOTO: ELITE JOSHI 

February 28: Youth rejoice snowfall at Ghyampedada in Bhaktapur. Various places in Kathmandu Valley, including Bhaktapur, experienced snowfall early on Thursday morning following rain all night. People rushed to the hills surrounding the Valley to enjoy the snow. POST PHOTO: ANGAD DHAKAL 

February 28: The last sunset of February captured in Dhangadhi. POST PHOTO: HEMANTA SHRESTHA