Constitution Day is being marked across the nation with various programs being organized.
A main function is being organized on the occasion of the 8th Constitution Day and National Day at Army Pavilion, Tundikhel. President Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Vice-President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, acting Chief Justice Deepak Kumar Karki, Speaker Agni Prasad Sapkota, National Assembly Chairperson Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, ministers, constitutional bodies chiefs, high-placed government officials, chiefs and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions in Kathmandu are among the attendants.
President Bidya Devi Bhandari has announced to confer various decorations and titles on 998 individuals on the occasion of the Constitution Day and National Day, 2079 BS at the recommendation of the Council of Ministers.
Names of the individuals to be decorated on the occasion were made public as per the decision of the Council of Ministers in accordance with the Article 277 of the Nepal Constitution.
The announcement was made in a statement issued today by Spokesperson of the Office of the President, Sagar Acharya.