11:55am auspicious time for Bhai Tika

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Calendar Determination Committee has announced the auspicious time for receiving and offering 'Bhai Tika' on the occasion of Tihar festival this year.

Chairperson of the committee Prof Ram Chandra Gautam was quoted in Rastriya Samachar Samiti as saying, "11:55 am is the most auspicious time for Bhai Tika."

Tihar will be celebrated from October 25 to October 29 this year.

Kaag Tihar falls on October 25, Kukur Tihar on October 26, Laxmi Puja on October 27, Govardhan Puja, Gai Puja and Mha Puja on October 28 and Bhai Tika on October 29.