Prithvi Jayanti marked in Parsa

People in Parsa district celebrated the 295th birth anniversary of late king Prithvi Narayan Shah and demanded monarchy rule in the country. The day also commemorate the National Unity Day as the king unified modern Nepal, which was divided into 24 and 22 small principalities before the unification and expansion of the Gorkha kingdom. Carrying the national flag, placards and banners, people raised nationalist slogans and took a rally, calling for adhering to the principles propounded by Prithvi Narayan Shah.