Govt announces public holiday on Tuesday to mourn demise of Satya Mohan Joshi

Kathmandu: The government has declared a public holiday on Tuesday to mourn the demise of centenarian Satya Mohan Joshi.

The Ministry of Home Affairs has issued a statement on Monday and informed that a public holiday has been decided on Tuesday across the country.

Centenarian Joshi died on Sunday morning at the age of 103. It was decided to lower the national flag in government offices, public organizations and diplomatic missions abroad in mourning for his death.

While going to pay homage to Joshi on Sunday, Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister Jeevan Ram Shrestha announced a public holiday to mourn the death of Joshi.