PARASI: Preparation for the forthcoming Nawalparsi Festival 2009 is on. To be held by Nawaparasi Chambers of Commerce and Industry, it will go on from February 18 to 24 in Kawaswoti. Road maintenance, arrangement for electricity and cleaning the venue are in final phase, said K B Rana, festival promotion committee member. The expected turnout is of around 100,000 guests. To speed up work, 41 sub-committees have been set up under the coordination of Min Bahadur Lama.