Kathmandu, 2 November : Main opposition Nepali Congress today is hosting a tea reception on Friday on the occasion of Bijaya Dashami, Deepawali, Nepal Sambat and Chhath festivals.
Nepali Congress had been hosting the tea reception on Kojagrat Poornima, the last day of Bijaya Dashami, every year. The annual event was postponed this year due to demise of its leader and former minister Chakra Prasad Banstola, said NC central committee member Pradeep Poudel.
According to the party sources, the tea reception is taking place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm at party headquarters, Sanepa. NC Spokesperson Bishwo Prakash Sharma said around 100,000 people from different sectors have been invited to tea reception.
Similarly, the tea reception is also being held at other 74 districts along with party headquarters. The NC has been hosting tea reception since 2035 BS after its founder leader BP Koirala returned homeland with the policy of national unity and reconciliation.