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Kathmandu, August 19, 2017: Friends Club, an ‘A’ division football outfit, and Nepal River Conservation Trust are jointly organizing the 17th Bagmati River Festival on August 19.

Organized every year on the first Saturday of Nepali month Bhadra, the festival aims to raise awareness about the importance of Bagmati river.

The festival includes rafting, heritage cycle rally, raft decoration challenge, inter-school painting competition, rikshaw and horse riding events among others.

The event is being held at Bagmati Bridge in Kupondole.

Today also marks the 223rd week of Bagmati cleaning campaign.