KATHMANDU, Jan. 11, 2017 - Nepalese people participate in the celebration of the 295th birth anniversary of late King Prithvi Narayan Shah at Singhadurbar in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Jan. 11, 2017. The country used to celebrate the birth anniversary of Prithvi Narayan Shah, the first king of unified Nepal every year at the National Unity Day until it became a republic in 2008.


Kamal Thapa, President of the Rastriya Prajatantra Party-Nepal (RPP-N) (2nd L, front) offers flowers to the statue of late King Prithvi Narayan Shah during the celebration of the 295th birth anniversary of late King Prithvi Narayan Shah at Singhadurbar in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal, Jan. 11, 2017.