KATHMANDU, Sept 20: President Ram Chandra Paudel has said equal access of all citizens to the state-sponsored services and entitlements should be established and their social security should be ensured in line with the Constitution.
It’s your ninth birthday today. And the people who whipped you up eight years ago have decided to throw you a shindig. Get ready for the extravaganza! They've got "grand" programs loaded with political speeches that are essentially just verbal fireworks, and they're happening in every district HQ today.
Today marks the ninth Constitution Day, a momentous occasion for reflection and a fervent call for action. On September 20, 2015, our nation celebrated a significant milestone - the promulgation of a new constitution through an elected Constituent Assembly. This constitution ushered in a federal system of governance, bringing power closer to the people at the grassroots level—an essential achievement in Nepal's constitutional journey, which has witnessed a series of experiments since the introduction of the initial constitution in 1948.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The main opposition party, CPN-UML, is organizing a special programme at Narayan Chaur in the capital on the occasion of the Constitution Day on Wednesday. The program will be held at 7 AM.
KATHMANDU, Sept 3: The Government of Nepal has decided to celebrate Constitution Day for three days featuring a range of creative programs. On Sunday morning, the meeting of the Constitution Day Main Celebrations Committee, chaired by Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, decided to celebrate the Constitution Day with grandeur.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: KP Sharma Oli, chairman of the CPN-UML, has said the UML actively works to create the conditions necessary for young people to stand on their own and lead better lives in addition to providing them with high-quality education.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has said that full compliance, protection and development of the Constitution are necessary conditions for building a prosperous nation and an egalitarian society.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has asserted that the Constitution of Nepal had contributed in building a Nepali society that is diverse ethnically, linguistically, religiously, culturally and geographically thereby unifying all the Nepalis.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: The Constitution Day (i.e. Ashoj 3) is being celebrated by organizing various programs across the country today. The Day marks the promulgation of the constitution written by the people's representatives through the Constituent Assembly on Ashoj 3, 2072 BS.
KATHMANDU, April 14: President Bidya Devi Bhandari today decorated distinguished persons, civil servants and individuals from the social sector with various decorations and titles which were announced on the occasion of the Constitution Day (National Day) 2078 BS.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: On the occasion of Constitution Day, the government has presented various decorations, awards and medals to 903 individuals. However, it is being widely criticized by politicians as well as the general public.
KATHMANDU, Sept 19: Journalist Hari Bahadur Thapa has rejected an award presented to him by the Nepal government on the occasion of the 7th Constitution Day. Thapa, who is the Editor-in-Chief of Ekagaj.com, has rejected the award through social media today.
KATHMANDU. Sept 19: On the occasion of the Constitution Day on Sunday, the government has announced to felicitate Sita Dahal, the wife of the CPN (Maoist Center) Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, with the Prabal Jana Sewa Shree award.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: The Janata Samajbadi party (JSP) will not be taking part in the Constitution Day celebrations on Sunday, while the newly-formed Democratic Socialist Party led by Mahanth Thakur has decided to mark the day as a black day.
On the lead up to the Constitution Day and the day itself last week, as cynics on social media were jeering at the government’s appeal to people to mark the day by wearing national flag emblazoned t-shirts, my contemplation was on what the press and intelligentsia would say about the constitution that turned four on September 20, 2019. There were two stark responses: outright ambiguous and dismissive.
The country celebrated the fourth Constitution Day on Friday with much fanfare. With the exception of some form of protests in parts of Province 2 and few other places, people across the country expressed the need for our government to keep working to fulfill the aspirations of our constitution.
KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Major countries including the US, India, China and France have sent messages of congratulations to Nepal on the occasion of Nepal’s National Day, which also marks the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the new constitution in Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: Presidents of India, China, Russia, the United States of America and Switzerland have extended best wishes to the Government of Nepal and entire Nepalis on the occasion of Constitution Day.
RAJBIRAJ, Sept 20: On Thursday, the eve of the Constitution Day, Nawal Kishor Sah, the social development minister of Province 2, led an anti-constitution march in the district of Saptari where leaders and cadres from his party, Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN), displayed black flags to mark the day as a “black day”.
KATHMANDU, Sept 20: On this day in 2015, Nepal promulgated its first federal republican constitution. It was thought that ‘the historic document’ would usher Nepal into an era of peace and stability, bringing an end to inequality along the lines of ethnicity, caste and class. It, however, was not to be.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal's Permanent Mission to the United Nations and the Consulate General of Nepal based in New York jointly hosted a reception on Wednesday in New York to celebrate the National Day and the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Madhes-based parties are divided between those supporting the celebration of Constitution Day and those opposed, even as the government makes its preparations to mark the occasion on September 20.