Kathmandu, Oct 24: President Ramchandra Paudel received the Dashain tika, jamara, prasad and blessings from his sister-in-law, 91-year-old Bishnu Maya Paudel, on the occasion of the Bada Dashain festival today.
On the occasion, the President also received tika, jamara and prasad from the priest at the President House.
President Paudel received the tika and prasad at the auspicious hour of 11:2 am at the President House, Shital Niwas here.
After receiving the Dashain tika, he gave the tika to the members of his family.
The President is scheduled to give tika and prasad to VVIPs and VIPs from 2pm to 3pm and to the general public from 3pm to 5pm today on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami.