Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Celebrations for republic begin

Rallies and celebrations have begun across the country Wednesday with large number of people participating to welcome the announcement of republic.

People welcome the 'Republic Nepal' at a morning rally organised by...
Civil society activists and human rights groups rallied through Basantapur to Baneshwor early today. The rally converged outside Birendra International Convention Centre (BICC) from where the constituent assembly will declare Nepal a republic later today.

Civil society organisations are also holding rallies in major cities around the country including Pokhara and Biratnagar.

Similar events were held on Tuesday as well. Nepal Bar Association (NBA) lit candles at its office Tuesday evening while pro-republic artists performed at the Open Theatre the same day.

The political parties have asked its cadres and sister organisations to organise rallies and demonstration to celebrate the historical event

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