Dec 7, 2015

The Yogi Narharinath Trust Spiritual Council on Monday urged the Prime Minister to take steps on portraying the picture of late king Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of modern Nepal in Nepali currency note and announcement of a public holiday on his birthday which falls on Poush 27 (January 11).

The Council submitted a memorandum to PM KP Sharma Oli with the demand for paying tribute to the country's founder and ancestor and to celebrate the National Unity Day in a grand fashion.

The demand's references have been sent to the PM, Deputy Prime Ministers and other departmental ministers, said Council Chair Shanker Poudel.

A Civilian Main Ceremony Committee has been formed under the chairmanship of politician Ram Babu Prasai to celebrate the Prithvi Narayan Shah's 204th birth anniversary and the National Unity Day.