Ridi fair sees transaction of over Rs 370mln

GULMI: The five-day Ridi fair that took place at Ridi of Gulmi district has witnessed financial transaction of Rs 370 million this year.

The fair — started from Makar Sankranti — had more than 500 stalls set up, which brought in the big transaction, shared Ram Lal BK, Chairperson of Ruru Friend Club.

This year the big attraction of the fair was the home-made products rather than the ready-made stuffs of the market that drew in the visitors. With this increaded sale of domestic materials have enthused the traders and entrepreneurs towards the home-made products.

As in previous years, the fair this year also saw the sale of hand-knitted Radi Pakhi (mat made up of sheep's wool), woollen sweater, winter cap and raw wool.

Club's ex-Chairperson Himal Shrestha said that the high volume of transaction this time has excited the business community and the organizer as well.