302nd Prithivi Jayanti being observed today

Published On: January 12, 2024 09:15 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHAMDNU, Jan 12: 302nd Prithvi Jayanti is being celebrated by organizing various programs today. The birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah, which is celebrated on the Nepali month of Poush 27 every year, is being celebrated across the country today by organizing various programs.

Prithvi Narayan Shah was born on 27 Poush 1779 BS in Gorkha to King Narabhupal Shah and Queen Kaushalyavati. 

Prithvi Narayan became the King on Chaitra 25, 1799 BS. Before that, Nepal was divided into 52 principalities. After Prithvi Narayan became king, he succeeded in extending the border of Nepal from Tista in the east to Chepe river in the west. After the demise of Prithvi Narayan, his successors worked to expand the state of Nepal to the fort of Kangada in the west.

Prithvi Narayan Shah had conquered Nuwakot in 1801 BS. Twenty-five years later, in 1826 BS, he conquered the Kathmandu Valley. After conquering the Nepal Valley, Prithvinarayan Shah extended the borders of the country.

In memory of Prithvi Narayan Shah, who celebrated the unification of Nepal with the support of all castes and languages, the birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah is being celebrated today with various programs across the country.

Rastriya Prajatantra Party is going to organize various programs today on the occasion of Prithvi Jayanti.

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