National Unity Day being observed across nation

Kathmandu, Jan 12: The National Unity Day is being celebrated across the country organizing a variety of programmes.

Today marks the 302nd birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah who initiated the national unification campaign in 1743. The birth anniversary of the builder of the nation, Prithvi Narayan Shah, is commemorated as Prithvi Jayanti on Poush 27 every year across the country.

The government has given a public holiday declaring this day as the National Unity Day.

Floral tribute is being offered to King Prithvi Narayan Shah, the unifier of modern Nepal, by gathering in front of his statue at the west gate of Singhadurbar.