Kathmandu, Aug 31: A meeting of the Constitution Day Main Celebrations Committee today held under its chair Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal decided to observe the Day for three days from September 18-20 by organising various programmes.
The Committee meeting that took place at the Ministry of Home Affairs decided to observe the Day that falls on Asoj 3 in the Nepali calendar in the commemoration of the promulgation of the first constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal by organising various programmes at home and abroad.
The Committee comprises Chief Justice Sushila Karki, Speaker Onsari Gharti, deputy prime ministers, ministers, former prime ministers, former speakers and incumbent state ministers.
National Planning Commission vice chair, Nepal Academy chancellor, SC justices, lawmakers, government chief secretary, Chief of Army Staff , general secretary of Legislature-Parliament Secretariat, chiefs of political parties and constitutional bodies, University vice chancellors and government secretaries are also on the Committee .
It has a 22-member publicity subcommittee headed by the Ministry of Information and Communications.
The main celebrations will be held at 8:00 am on September 19 at the Army Pavilion, Tundikhel in the presence of President Bidya Devi Bhandari. RSS