Nepal Independence Day


National Flag of Nepal

The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal celebrates 21st December as Independence Day every year. On this day in the year 1923 Nepal won its independence against the British rule.


History

  • The independence struggle for Nepal started in the year 1851.
  • More than 14,500 soldiers died in the struggle for freedom
  • In 1923 Nepal and United Kingdom signed a treaty thereby making Nepal a free country.

Celebrations

Though Nepal gained independence from the British in 1923, it remained under the monarchical rule of King Rana and later King Birendra till the late 1990s. Thus there are no such celebration of Independence in Nepal on 21st December.

 

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