CHULACHULI, ILAM — President Bidya Devi Bhandari has unveiled the newly installed statue of national luminary Mahaguru Phalgunanda on Sunday.
The statue of Phalgunanda has been installed at Chulachuli Rural Municipality-1 marking the second anniversary of Phalgunanda Laphayan Multi-Lingual School.
President Bhandari, on the occasion, said that all languages, religions and cultures of the country should be protected and promoted.
“It is the responsibility of all to protect the multi-cultural speciality of the country,” she added.
President Bhandari also lauded the contribution of locals for the construction of the school and the statue.
She urged all to adopt good teachings and thoughts of the Mahaguru, who had significant contribution to maintain peace, unity and religious harmony in the society as well as in protection of languages and script.
Similarly, CPN-UML leader Subas Nembang, Nepali Congress leader Keshav Thapa, among others shed light on Phalgunanda’s contribution to the society. The School established in 2072 BS now has 80 students, who study free of cost.Follow @gorkhapost
Advance booking open for Dashin
Kathmandu—Finally, Federation of Nepalese National transportation Entrepreneurs Association agrees to open pre-booking for Dashin after the government decided to increase public transport fares by 10 percent.
The federation was demanding to unfreeze their bank accounts and adjust the fares in view of rising fuel prices.
On Saturday after the agreement between the government and federation, the transportation entrepreneurs opened advance booking. Most of the counters set up banners announcing pre-booking for Dashin and many people were in que to book the ticket in advance.Follow @gorkhapost