Photo Story: Hindu devotees celebrate amid Covid-19 lockdown

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A Hindu devotee wears a facial mask while observing the Balaju Purnima festival during the nationwide coronavirus emergency lockdown, in Kathmandu, Nepal, 08 April 2020.

A very low number of devotees gathered to take a ritual bath and pay reverence to the water spouts in hopes of being granted protection from illness, and a better life.

Nepal is under a nationwide lockdown in an effort to combat the spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease pandemic.

 

Via EPA-EFE/NARENDRA SHRESTHA

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