Nepal’s last monarch Gyanendra Shah travelled to Odisha on Monday to participate in an event dedicated to saving India’s indigenous cows.
Shah, who stepped down in 2008, will attend the International Gau Sambardhana Mahotsav and a ceremony to lay the foundation stone for the Gomata Mandir at Rathipur near Jatani on Wednesday, the organisers said.
The Gomata Mandir, which is being built at Rathipur, about 30 km south of Bhubaneswar, will be completed by early 2020, while a ‘goshala’ spread over 3.5 acres has already started functioning near Rathipur.
The organisers have invited Shah as the chief guest for the event, describing him as a “king”. Read more.
This article was written by Anil Giri and was originally published on Hindustan Times.