Bhutanese Refugee Women Forum (BRWF) celebrate Teej special programme amidest various activities in Beldangi today.
Meanwhile. Youth Friendly Center (YFC) Beldangi also celebrate Teej with various programmes. Around thousands of youth from the camp participated in the programme, informed YFC Co-ordinater Damber Kumari Rai.
Originally, Teej was a three day festival that falls on the end of August or early September. The first day is called ‘Dar Khane Din’, the second is a ‘fasting day’ and the third day is called ‘Rishi Panchami’ in Nepal which is a day to perform the Teej Puja.
Married women fast for the whole day on this very day for the prosperity of their husband whereas unmarried women fast to be blessed with a caring and a loving husband.