Kathmandu: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba paid tribute to the martyrs at the Sahid Park at Lainchaur this morning on the occasion of the Martyrs' Day.
PM Deuba laid wreath to the memory of the known and unknown martyrs at the Martyrs memorial at the Sahid Park at a programme organised by the Martyrs' Week Celebratuion Main Committee. Mayor of the Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Bidya Sundar Shakya, is the convenor of the committee.
The chiefs of security bodies, the Defence Minister, KMC mayor Shakya, the deputy mayor and the ward chairpersons were present at the function. Reshma Shakya, who was among those paying tributes to the martyrs on the occasion, said that we should work as per the aspirations espoused by the martyrs and only doing so would be a true tribute to the great martyrs.
Before this, a morning procession was organised at 8 am at 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. RSS