Kathmandu, September 27
The Province 2 government has announced that Wednesday will be a public holiday for all women in the province.
The government says a public holiday for women was being declared on the occasion of the Jitiya festival, celebrated for the wellbeing and long life of their children.
Wishing all women on the occasion of the Jitiya festival, Chief Minister Lal Babu Raut announced there will be a holiday for women on Wednesday.
The three-day Jitiya festival started on Monday. Women of the Terai region fast for almost two days to pray for the long lives of their children.