Janakpur, July 21:

Rallies were organised in different parts of the country to mark the victory of Dr Ram Baran Yadav as the country’s first President.

Rallies were organised in Dhanusha to mark the occasion. People of Sapahi VDC 1 are marking the victory of fellow villager Yadav by lighting candles.

Squares of Janakpur erupted in jubilation, even as a group, terming Yadav an anti-Maoist leader, burnt his effigy.

In Mahottari, Sarlahi and Siraha districts, activists of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum, Nepali Congress and CPN-UML took out rallies.

NC, CPN-UML and MJF cadres took out a rally in Kalaiya to mark the victory of Dr Yadav. NC organised a victory rally in Dhangadhi of Kailali district also.