Kathmandu, Nepal, September 19, 2022: The 8th Constitution Day is being observed by organizing various programs across the country on Monday. The Constitution Day marks the promulgation of the constitution from the constituent assembly on Ashoj 3, 2072 BS.
President Bidya 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, cabinet ministers, office bearers of the different constitutional bodies, high-ranking government officials, chiefs and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions in Kathmandu attended the main function organized on the occasion of the 8th Constitution Day at Army Pavilion, Tundikhel.
On the occasion, Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Armed Police Force performed with national anthem. Several cultural processions were also performed and flowers were showered through a helicopter of the Nepal Army to make the Constitution Day special and grand.
Addressing the function, Prime Minister Deuba said that the future goal of the government will be made for the rapid economic transformation of the country. “The government is doing its best to keep the economy running,” Prime Minister Deuba said “self-esteem; prosperity and unity of the entire Nepali people are the only goals of the future government.”
Expressing his commitment to conduct the scheduled November 20 elections to the House of Representatives and the Provincial Assembly in a fair, free and fearless environment, he said “the elections would ensure the peaceful transfer of power in the country as per the democratic system and will help to enhance the vitality of the country’s constitution.”
On the occasion, he also urged one and all to join their hands for the development and unity for the greater interests of the country and the people without any prejudice. “On the occasion of Constitution Day, I call on all political parties, civil society, intellectuals, private sector and others to join the efforts toward development and unity, considering the interests of the country and the people without any prejudice,” he said.
“It is necessary to protect and promote the country’s independence and self-respect by improving the standard of living of the people and to fulfill the dream of prosperity as soon as possible,” Prime Minister Deuba said “the decisive power in democracy rests with the sovereign people and equal access and participation of all classes and communities in the country will be ensured at all levels of the structure of the state.”