Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has requested the people to celebrate the festival with joy & precautions as the risk of COVID-19 is still high and not all the citizens have been fully vaccinated.
Giving a congratulatory message on the occasion, Prime Minister Deuba said that significant progress has been made in the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 with the continuous efforts of the government and the support of Nepali brothers and sisters.
The message states that since the government is constantly working to reduce the impact of Covid-19, it is possible to celebrate such festivals with some caution.
In the message, the Prime Minister said that the country is moving forward in the direction of development and progress through the institutional implementation of the constitution at this time.
He wished that the festival of strengthening brotherhood by uniting sisters and brothers like Tihar would give that kind of inspiration and happiness to all of us and also help in achieving heights in guaranteeing peace, stability, and good governance in the country.
Wishing happiness, peace, prosperity, and good health, longevity, and progressive progress to all Nepali brothers and sisters living at home and abroad, Prime Minister Deuba expressed confidence that this festival would play an important role in expanding mutual brotherhood between Nepali brothers and sisters.
As Yamaraj, the son of Lord Surya accepted the invitation of his sister the Yamuna and went to his sister’s house for five days to enjoy it.