Thursday 25th February 2021

Five local units of Gorkha announce public holiday today


Published on : 11 January, 2021 1:29 pm

Kathmandu : Five local units of Gorkha district have given public holiday today on the occasion of the 299th Prithvi Jayanti and the National Unity Day. The birth anniversary of King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the unifier of modern Nepal, used to be marked as the national unity day.

It was the late King Shah who initiated the national unification campaign which united the then small principalities into a strong nation, consolidating the national independence.

The local units giving public holiday today include the Gorkha Municipality, Palungtar Municipality, Ajirkot Rural Municipality, Siranchok Rural Municipality and Bhimsen Thapa Rural Municipality.

The chief administrative officers of these local units announced public holiday today through separate notices. It is stated in the notices that the public holiday has been given for a day today in respect and commemoration of the unifier of modern Nepal.

King Prithvi Narayan Shah was born in Gorkha in 1779 BS and became the king of the then Gorkha principality.

Comment here !
Huawei will reduce smartphone production 60 percent by this year

Kathmandu : Tech giant Huawei plans to cut phone production by about 60

Juventus won the match against Crotone, Ronaldo scores two goal

Kathmandu: Juventus have won last night’s match against Crotone in the Italian Serie

Sevilla beat Osasuna in Spanish La Liga

Kathmandu: Sevilla have won easily in Spanish La Liga football. Sevilla beat Osasuna

Narayankaji wishes Dr. Baburam Bhattarai a speedy recovery

Kathmandu : Communist Party of Nepal (CPN) Prachanda-Nepal party spokesperson Narayan Kaji Shrestha