Chief Minister of Bagmati Province, Dormani Poudel, will be leading the main organising committee to observe the 71st National Democracy Day, in Hetauda of Makawanpur district.

The 165-member committee was formed on Tuesday to mark the democracy day for a duration of three days from February 18. Four sub-committees have been formed to assist the main organising committee in its task.

Various programmes have been planned for the event in addition to cleaning up of Hetauda bazaar.

Also included in the celebration programme is a rally that would begin from a local school at around 7:30 in the morning before assembling into a corner meet outside the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers.