Prez, PM greet nation on Chhath

KATHMANDU: On the auspicious occasion of Chhath festival, President Dr. Ram Baran Yadav expressed his best wishes to the citizens on Saturday. In his message the President has said it was the responsibility of every citizen to preserve the cultures and customs that have been prevailing in the country for many years.

Similarly, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal in his message hoped that the new constitution drafting process would be completed along with everyone's cooperation and consensus. He stressed a dire need for the new constitution to ensure the rights of all castes, ethnics, community and genders. Girija Prasad Koirala, president of Nepali Congress and Jhala Nath Khanal, UML chairman, have also expressed their best wishes on the occasion.