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PM Deuba pays tribute to martyrs observing Martyrs’ Day

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KATHMANDU: 

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba paid tribute to the martyrs at Sahid Park in Lainchaur this morning on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day.

PM Deuba laid wreath at the Martyrs’ memorial at Sahid Park in a programme organised by the Martyrs’ Week Celebration Main Committee in memory of the known and unknown martyrs.

Mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidya Sundar Shakya convened the committee.

The chiefs of security bodies, the Defence Minister, KMC Mayor, the Deputy Mayor, and the ward chairpersons were present at the function.

On the occasion, Reshma Shakya, who was among those paying tributes to the martyrs said, we should work as per the aspirations espoused by the great martyrs of the country and only doing so would be a true tribute to them.

Before this, a morning procession was organised at 8:00 am in Shanti Vatika, Ratna Park today marking the Martyrs’ Day. The procession participated in by the Prime Minister, the government ministers, high-level officials, people’s representatives, and the musical band of the security bodies marched from Ratna Park to Sahid Park where the function was held.

Published : January 30, 2018 11:49 am