Lumbini: Lumbini-the birth land of Lord Gautam Buddha in Nepal has been opened for the tourists from Friday after a hiatus of eight months.
However, the Mayadevi temple is still restricted for the entry of the visitors, though the Asoka pillar, Puskarini pond and garden will remain opened for the tourists according to the authorities at the Lumbini.
Earlier, the entry to Lumbini was prohibited following the fear of spread of Covid-19. The member secretary of Lumbini Development Trust Sanuraja Shakya said that the tourists’ hub, Lumbini, has been opened by adopting safety measure.
Shakya further said that the visitors entering the premises of Mayadevi temple must wear face masks for safety. Similarly, the temperature of the tourists will be measured at the entrance and the security personnel and authorities will be responsible to take stock of the safety measures.
Food and vegetable shops have started opening till 11 am and the traffic has also started …