Mero Pyaro Okhaldhunga….
The poet who wrote the beautiful poem about his birthplace Okhaldhunga and made it popular, is remembered as the Yug Kavi. Siddhicharan Shrestha who was born in Okhaldhunga-6, has a statue erected on his birthplace. (Photo credit: Dewaka Dhakal)
The place Okhaldhunga Bazaar and the district is named after an Okhal shaped stone. The stone is preserved by constructing a brick wall around it, in a shape of an Okhal.
Before the construction of Okhaldhunga – Katari road, the only means of transportation to the district was airplane (apart from walking from Katari of Udaypur). Rumjhatar airport made on a natural slope doesn’t even
have a gravel surface.
Okhaldhunga is also popular for a beautiful fall, Pokali Falls. Here are some beautiful photos of Pokali Falls:
Pokali Falls is one of the beautiful falls in Nepal. About 2 walking days from the district headquarter, it is remote place for the outside world. Without any means of transportation, the pristine beauty is preserved from human intervention. Here are some of the photos of the beautiful falls:
Anu Dhimal of Birtamod became the first one to be crowned with Miss Dhimal. The beauty contest of Miss Dhimal was organized for the first time in Dhulabari on Saturday by Dhimal Yuba Samaj Samiti. Anu also won the title of Best Personality and Best Figure.
Alisa Dhimal became the First Runner up and Sumitra Dhimal became the Second Runner up. Likewise, other titles and their winners are:
Best Discipline – Madina Dhimal,
Best Catwalk – Bhima Dhimal,
Best Performance – Bimala Dhimal
Best Photogenic – Sumitra Dhimal
Best Smile – Alisa Dhimal
Best hair – Sunita
Best Skill – Manisha
Best Talent – Bhima Dhimal
Sushil Babu Shrestha, Sunila Limbu, Neil David, Binod Basnet and Asim Jwel were in the judging committee. (Courtesy: Purbeli times)
A journalist / news reader Komal Oli has been a successful singer. Now, after two decades of singing, the unmarried singer is going to venture in a new field, acting.
In a press meet organized in Kathmandu, the producers of upcoming movie "Dabdaba" have told that Komal Oli will be featured in a special role. The movie to be written and directed by M.S. Agraj will also feature a song by Komal. The director told that Komal will be featured in a "Hot and Spicy" role.