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Preparation of 3rd Begnas fish festival completed

Preparation of 3rd Begnas fish festival completed

Rajan Pariyar

Lekhnath, 23rd Feb 2017

Preparations for the 3rd Begnas Fish festival to be held at Begnas Lake from from Feb 26 to 28 have been completed. The festival is being organised by the Hotel Association Lekhnath.

All necessary works leading up to the inauguration of the festival have been completed. Main attraction of the program include fish items , motorboat at Begnas Lake, Tal Barahi visit, Fish disease and water testing program, fish, honey, coffee exhibition, said the president of Hotel Association Lekhnath Damodar Bhakta Thapa. He said Internal and International tourism promotion and advertisement of Begnas area.

Pop Concert, Comedy Shows, Lok Dohori, cultural show, men and women boat race, swimming competetion, fish angling, local fish conservation programme and fish fries addition to the lake are done in the programme said media coordinator Durga Prasad Adhikari.

The festival is supposed to be visited by 75 thousand visitors and making a transaction of Rs 5 million.Rs 12 hundred thousands expenditure and income of Rs 14 hundred thousands is supposed from the free entry event. Thapa also added that the money saved will be used for the conservation and cleanliness of the Begnas Lake.
Jhalak Jalari, the chairman of the Begnas Matsya Byabasai Sangh said that Begnas Lake makes production of 3.5 tonnes of the fish every  yearly.
According to Begnas Fishery Research Centre’s Dev Prasad Sharma 46 local species and 9 hybrid species are found in Begnas Lake while Kande, Sera and Fageta and some other fish species are disappeared.
Secretary Birbhadra Kandel, FNJ Kaski Secretary Ram Prasad Timilsena, Journailst Sandip Poudel and others spoke at the Press meet.
 
 

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