The Gorkha State was a kingdom in Nepal that was founded by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in the 18th century. King Prithvi Narayan Shah is credited with unifying Nepal under a single rule and establishing the Gorkha State as a major power in the region.
Prior to the establishment of the Gorkha State, Nepal was divided into several small and independent states, each ruled by its own dynasty. King Prithvi Narayan Shah is remembered as a great military strategist and a visionary leader who was able to bring these states together and unite them under a single rule.
The Gorkha State was named after the town of Gorkha, which was the capital of the kingdom. The kingdom was known for its military prowess and its patronage of the arts and culture. It is remembered as a time of prosperity and cultural achievement in Nepal.
The Gorkha State was the predecessor to the modern-day Kingdom of Nepal and was the foundation of the Shah dynasty, which ruled Nepal until the 21st century. The establishment of the Gorkha State is considered a significant event in Nepal’s history and is remembered as a time of national unity and cultural achievement.