Scouts jamboree kicks off in Chitwan

CHITWAN: The Second National Scout Jamboree has kicked off at Tikauli in Chitwan district today.

Chairman of Nepal’s Interim Election Council Khil Raj Regmi inaugurated the function. On the occasion, Regmi said that roles of disciplined youth was vital in all spheres of the society. He also urged the youths for their active support and participation in the upcoming CA polls.

The organizer said that preparation for the jamboree was where as high as 5,500 scout members including 500 foreigners would participate.

 Altogether 222 Indians, 32 Finnish, six Pakistanis, 20 Malaysians, 91 Bangladeshis and one scout each from Japan, Luxemburg, and USA will be participating in the jamboree.

The scout was established in 2009 B.S. and the first jamboree was organized in 2043 B.S. at Kirtipur, Kathmandu. The second jamboree is being organized in Chitwan this year after 26 years.

The jamboree will conclude on April 15.