Jhapa : Two local government units in Jhapa district have announced a holiday on the occasion of Prithivi Jayanti on Sunday. Marking the birth anniversary of King Prithivi Narayan Shah, who is regarded as the unifier of modern Nepal, the Haldibari and kachankawal rural municipalities decided to give a public holiday. As a result, the two local units and their subordinate offices will remain closed tomorrow.”
A public holiday has been announced to celebrate with much vigor the national unity day and Prithivi Jayanti in honor of the contribution of then King Prithivi Narayan Shah, the builder of modern Nepal,” reads a statement issued on behalf of the two local government units on Friday. This decision was taken as we felt that the glorious history of the beginning of the unification of the Nepal should not be forgotten, said chairman of Haldibari Rabindra Lingden.