Singers’ bid to save Bagmati

Himalayan News Service

Kathmandu, July 23:

Singers and music bands, namely Maushami Gurung, Nirnaya Shrestha, Abhaya and the Steam Injuns performed live music on the premises of the Kalimochan temple on the Bagmati riverbank today, urging the locals to “save Bagmati” from pollution. The show is a part of the ongoing Bagmati River Festival organised by the Nepal River Conservation Trust. “We want to raise awareness among people on the plight of the Bagmati through music and urge them to do something about it,” said Raman Bhattarai, the coordinator of the event. Mountaineer Temba Chhiri Sherpa called on all concerned to save the Bagmati.