Indian pilgrim dies on religious trip to Nepal

ANI | Updated: Feb 08, 2018 14:45 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal], Feb 8 (ANI): An Indian pilgrim died on a trip to the Madar Baba's main shrine in Nepal's Nawalparasi district on Wednesday.

The deceased, Bharat Chandra Patel (50), hailed from Khajuriya village of Maharajganj District in Uttar Pradesh.

The police confirmed that he died while climbing a hilltop on the way to the main shrine of Madar Baba.

The shrine lies around nine kilometres north of the Mahalbari, Susta rural municipality-2 in Nawalparasi District in Nepal.

A big religious fair takes place at the shrine during this time of the year. Thousands of people from Nepal and India come and throng the fair. (ANI)