KATHMANDU: Prime Minister (PM) Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has stated that advancing towards social justice, good governance, and prosperity through the promotion of religious tolerance, national unity, social goodwill, and emotional bonds is the current national agenda.
On the occasion of the Indra Jatra festival today, the head of the government extended his best wishes and expressed his hope that the festival would inspire everyone to work towards achieving prosperity by strengthening the Constitution and promoting national unity, social goodwill, and harmony.
Describing Nepal as a multilingual and multicultural nation with diverse and unique natural features, he remarked, “Our civilization, religions, culture, festivals, and lifestyle all reflect our rich history and our present.”
He also reminded everyone that the federal democratic republic established by Nepal’s Constitution is a source of pride for all Nepali citizens.
Indra Jatra, a festival dedicated to the God Indra, the deity of rain and good harvest, has a historical significance, particularly among the Newar community in the Kathmandu Valley.