Kathmandu, Dec. 13: President Bidya Devi Bhandari and Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun have extended best wishes on the occasion of Udhauli festival today.
President Bhandari, in a message on the occasion of the great festival of the Kirant people, Udhauli, wished the Kiranti brothers and sisters at home and abroad peace, prosperity and good health while pointing out that it was the responsibility of all to institutionalize the unity and social harmony brought about by such festivals.
Similarly, Vice-President Pun has extended best wishes on the occasion of Udhauli festival and Jyapu Day. He expressed the belief that all would be encouraged for implementation of the constitution by holding election of three-levels in the slated time through the medium of mutual consensus and collaboration.
On the same occasion, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba extended best wishes to all Rai and Limbu community living in the country and abroad. He wished them good health, happiness and prosperity.
“The festival will help inspire the Rai, Limbu communities to work for their culture and religion and maintain harmony among all communities,” President Deuba said, expressing hope that dialogue, consensus and cooperation would be useful mediums for the solution of every sort of problems in the country.
Similarly, senior leader of the Nepali Congress, Ram Chandra Poudel wished that the festival would inspire all to be united for the implementation of the constitution to lead the country towards prosperity.
Also giving the message on the same occasion, the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal (Democratic) has extended best wishes to all Rai, Limbu community and wished peace, prosperity and happiness to them.