November 20, To make Pashupatinath temple waste-free Volunteers of the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign and Khem’s Cleaning Services have joined hands with Pashupati Area Development Trust.
Apart from the weekly cleaning event, which takes place on the banks of the Bagmati River at different places in the Valley, volunteers are also involved in cleaning areas in and around the temple throughout the week since Dashain festival said Raju Adhikari the initiator of the Bagmati Clean-up Campaign. Adhikari said they wanted to make Pashupati temple clean and attractive for Shivaratri festival.
Volunteers have been working day and night to manage waste produced during Bala Chaturdashi festival.
Bagmati Clean-up Campaign completed its 236th week yesterday.
Apart from cleaning activities, they have been training around 30 cleaners involved in cleaning Pashupatinath area. Sharma said he felt lucky as his company was chosen to clean the temple premises said Khem Sharma director at Khem’s Cleaning Services.