KATHMANDU — The Yogi Narharinath Trust Spiritual Council on Monday urged the Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli to step for portraying the picture of late King Prithvi Narayan Shah on Nepali currency notes and announce a public holiday on his birthday which befalls on Poush 27 of Nepali calendar.
The Council submitted a memorandum to PM Oli demanding to pay tribute to the country’s founder and celebrate the National Unity Day in a grand fashion.
According to Council Chair Shankar Paudel, the references of demands have been sent to the PM, Deputy Prime Ministers and other departmental ministers.
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.
Two died and eight injured in accident
KATHMANDU—Today morning, Two died and eight injured when the microbus (Ba 3 Kha 4042) and minibus (Lu 1 Kha 4194) collided each other in Myagade Rural Municipality-4 of Tanahu district.
Police has identified the deceased as Chija Kumari Batas of 50 and Saraswati Kunawar of 35.
The injured passengers of Microbus are identified as microbus driver Tul Bahadur BK, Sabila Khan Namuk Miya, Chandra Bhandari, Bindu Maya Thapa, Kamala Sura and Satyakala Neupane.
The cause of the accident is not identified yet.Follow @gorkhapost