KATHMANDU: The government is to celebrate the Sixth Republic Day as the National Day for three days from May 28-30 in a grand manner.
A Republic Day Main Celebration Committee-2070 BS has been formed under the chairmanship of Chairman of the Interim Election Council of Ministers, Khil Raj Regmi, to that end.
Ministers, former Prime Ministers, former Chief Justices, former Speakers, office bearers of commissions and constitutional bodies, Chancellors, Vice-Chancellors as well as representatives of different political parties, social and professional organizations are members of the Committee.
The Republic Day will also be celebrated in different districts as well as diplomatic missions abroad in a grand manner.
Metropolis, sub-metropolis and municipalities in the valley will decorate different places of their area with national flags and banners as well as clean the city.
Similarly, there is a programme to publicize Republic Day related materials through different media, to organise main programme at Military Pavilion on May 29 and prize distribution and illumination on the last day.
At a programme organised at Singha Durbar today, Chairman Regmi called on all to celebrate the Republic Day with excitement and in a grand manner to focus all efforts towards institutionalizing republic, human rights, inclusiveness and rule of law in the country as success of people´s movement of 2062/63 BS has established such things.
Regmi said we all should move ahead being united for building a new and prosperous Nepal, saying the country will always be in vulnerable condition if rights of poor, women, impoverished people are not guaranteed.
He pointed out the need of celebrating the Republic Day with excitement taking it as a source of inspiration for the people of all classes by giving an outlet to the country from transition after correcting past weaknesses.
On the occasion, Home Secretary Nabin Ghimire informed about the formation of the Main Celebration Committee and programmes scheduled.