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Progress on establishing Hindu University

2024 Jan 22, 9:47,

 The government is set to establish the 'Shree Pashupati Hindu University' at Gothatar, Kathmandu.

The University aiming to further research and explore Hinduism is set to be established on a land owned by the Pashupati Area Development Trust.

On Sunday, the Shree Pashupati Hindu University Establishment Preparation Committee presented its final report to the Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Ministry.

Receiving the report, Minister Sudan Kirati, said the preparations for establishing the University were made with the realization of profundity of the Pashupainath and the Hinduism. According to him, preparations were going on with the objective of bringing it into operation by 2081 BS.

The primary concept behind the University is to disseminate the global significance of Hindu philosophy, using it as a tool for cultural diplomacy, and boost the tourism industry.

 Dr. Jagman Gurung, the committee coordinator and a cultural expert urged the government to address legal procedures to facilitate the establishment of the University. As he said, the University will serve as a venue for further exploration of orientalism and culture.

The committee was formed by the ministerial level meeting on April 26. 

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