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Festivals help keep cultural unity and identity intact: Gandaki Province Chief Gurung



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Pokhara, Oct. 13: Chief of the Gandaki Province Prithvi Man Gurung has expressed the belief that the festivals helped foster social unity, mutual goodwill and brotherhood as well as social and economic prosperity with justice and equality.

Province Chief Gurung expressed this belief in a message of best wishes he gave today on the occasion of the Bijaya Dashami festival. He stated that the Dashain festival which is marked to commemorate the victory of good over evil has special importance.

He said the various festivals celebrated in the nation contribute towards further strengthening the uniqueness amidst the geographical, cultural and linguistic diversity as well as to keeping intact the cultural unity and identity.

The Province Chief has urged the people to celebrate the festivals by following the health safety protocols in view of the risk of COVID-19.