President offers wreath at statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah


President offering wealth to nation-builder Prithvi Narayan Shah. Photo: Keshab Gurung/TRN

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Jan 12: President Ramchandra Paudel has laid the wreath at the statue of Prithvi Narayan Shah in front of the West Main Gate to Singha Durbar on the occasion of the Prithivi Jayanti. 

Today marks the 302nd birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah who initiated the national unification campaign in 1743, so, Prithvi Jayanti is celebrated every year in honor of the nation-builder.  The government has given a public holiday today. 

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