Kathmandu, Sept 30 (RSS):President Bidya Devi Bhandari received Tika and Jamara at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Shital Niwas from main priest Devraj Aryal of the Hanuman Dhoka Dashain Ghar at the auspicious hour of 11:55 am today on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami.
The main priest also presented the Head-of-the-State offerings of the goddess Nawadurga (nine manifestations of goddess Durga Bhawani). On the occasion, the President also offered tika to the main priest.
President Bhandari also received tika and blessings from her mother Mithila Pandey and uncle Jayanta Pandey. The President also bestowed tika and blessings to her daughters Usha Kiran Bhandari and Nisha Kushum Bhandari, sons-in-law Umesh Thapa and Abhishek Yadav and other members of her family and relatives
The Head- of- the- State is to offer the Dashain tika to the members of the public from 14:00 pm today.