Source:The Himalayan Times (Kathmandu)
Posted on Wednesday, December 29, 2010
The Chairman of Nepal's Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), Kamal Thapa, has written to Nepal's Prime Minister, Madhav Kumar Nepal, asking the government to restore January 11 as a national public holiday.
Formerly (2005-03-17), January 11 was a national public holiday in Nepal to commemorate the birthday of Prithvi Narayan Shah, the founder of the deposed Shah dynasty, who founded and unified modern Nepal.
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