Dhangadhi: In observance of the Gurhi festival, a significant celebration within the Tharu community, a public holiday has been officially declared for tomorrow in Dhangadhi, Kailali.
With the Gurhi festival holding deep cultural and traditional importance, the Dhangadhi Sub-Metropolitan City authorities have made the decision to grant a day off to commemorate the occasion. The sub-metropolitan city administration has duly issued a notification, announcing the local public holiday for all government offices and educational institutions falling under its jurisdiction for the forthcoming Monday.
This proactive step aligns with the cultural reverence accorded to the Gurhi festival and acknowledges its significance to the local community. In a parallel move, Godavari Municipality has also chosen to honor cultural traditions by declaring a public holiday for tomorrow. In this instance, the public holiday is also in observance of the Nag Panchami festival, thus reflecting the commitment of local authorities to recognizing and respecting the cultural diversity and heritage that enriches the region.