Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has expressed his belief that the Gaura festival would further strengthen social unity and cultural integration.
In a message of best wishes on the occasion of Gaura festival today, he said that Deuda played with reference to the festival and other cultural activities during this period also enriches the cultural importance of Gaura.
"The tradition of gathering all the members of the society and celebrating it collectively as the major festival has played a special role in making social relations alive with social harmony, communal unity and mutual cooperation", he has said in the message.
Prime Minister Dahal has expressed his belief that such festivals will contribute significantly to giving a real sense of the federal democratic republic of Nepal, which has multi-ethnic, multilingual and multicultural characteristics.
Stating that with the increasing impact of urbanization and migration, the festival is being now celebrated with equal importance not only in the Far West but also in various parts of the country and abroad, he has expressed his best wishes for happiness, peace, prosperity and continuous progress of all Nepalis on the occasion of Gaura festival.
Gaura is celebrated as one of the most important festival in the Sudur Paschim and Karnali region of Nepal and Kumaon, Garhwal region of India.