KATHMANDU, May 19: The government has decided to celebrate the Republic Day for three days. A meeting of the Republic Day-2079 BS Main Ceremony Committee convened at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers today made a decision to celebrate the day by organizing various programs on May 28, 29 and 30. This year the Republic Day falls on May 29. Republic Day is marked on Jyestha 15 of the Nepali calendar every year.

The 72th National Democracy Day is being observed across the country by organizing various programs today. The government has organized a special ceremony at the Nepal Army Pavillion Tudikhel in the heart of the capital. The ceremony will be attended by the President, Prime Ministers and heads of constitutional bodies, among others.