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King's birthday no more a national holiday in Nepal

Written by: Staff

Kathmandu, July 4 (UNI) The Nepal Government has decided not to celebrate July 7, King Gyanendra's birthday, as a national holiday.

The birthday of the King used ot be celebrated as a national festival across the country and in the diplomatic missions abroad.

And it used to be a holiday in the past.

There will be holiday to the employees working at the Royal Palace on that day, Minister for Information and Communication Dilendra Prasad Badu was quoted as saying in the local media.

The parliament, which was reinstated at the height of the popular movement in April, has passed the political proclamation scrapping all the powers enjoyed by the King.


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