Kathmandu, Sept. 20: Politicians, intellectuals, social workers and common people joined hands in different cleaning campaigns at different parts of Kathmandu to celebrate the new constitution of Nepal, coming into effect from 5 pm today.

Likewise, the preparation for candle lighting to mark the promulgation of the new Constitution of Nepal-2015 is also in the full swing.

The government has announced public holiday for two days – today and tomorrow – to mark the historic achievement, urging everyone to celebrate the new constitution by organizing different programs.

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav is scheduled to promulgate the new constitution at 5:00 pm today, amid a special function to be held in the Constituent Assembly (CA) building.

Rasuwa locals also conducted cleaning campaigns under the coordination of Rasuwa Chamber of Commerce and Industry this morning. Civil society leaders, representatives of women’s groups and personnel of Nepal Police, Nepal Army and Armed Police Force collected as much as five metric tons of garbage. RSS