PHOTOS Indrajatra festival celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal

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Indrajatra festival celebrated in Kathmandu, Nepal

Xinhua

14:54, September 16, 2019

Nepali army personnel fire gunshots after the chariot procession of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

A masked dancer performs during the celebration of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Priests perform the rituals during the celebration of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Masked dancers perform during the celebration of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Nepalese living goddess Kumari is pictured during the chariot procession of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Devotees pull the chariot during the chariot procession of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Masked dancers perform during the celebration of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

Devotees pull the chariot during the chariot procession of Indrajatra festival at the premises of Basantapur Durbar Square in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 14, 2019. The eight-day festival celebrates Indra, the god of rain, to mark the end of the monsoon. (Photo by Sulav Shrestha/Xinhua)

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