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President Bhandari confers decorations

2022 Apr 14, 14:13, Kathmandu
President Bidya Devi Bhandari. Photo- Wikimedia Commons

President Bidya Devi Bhandari today decorated distinguished persons, civil servants and individuals from the social sector with various decorations and titles which were announced on the occasion of the Constitution Day (National Day) 2078 BS, on the recommendation of the government.

Accordingly, former Prime Minister Krishna Prasad Bhattarai has been posthumously conferred with the title Nepal Ratna, former chairman of the Council of Ministers Subarna Shumsher Rana (posthumously) and former Prime Minister Jhal Nath Khanal with the title Rastra Gaurab and the politicians Tulsilal Amatya (posthumously), Mangala Devi Singh and Mohan Chandra Adhikari, the democracy fighter Durga Nanda Jha and noted singer and musician Narayan Gopal Gurubacharya, all posthumously, with the title Maha Ujjwal Rastra Deep.

Similarly, politicians Pradip Nepal, Posta Bahadur Bogati (posthumously) and Marshal Julum Shakya (posthumously) were decorated with the title Suprasidhdha Prabala Janasewa Shree and Supreme Court Justice Bishwambhar Prasad Shrestha with the title Ujjwala Kirtimaya Rastradeep.

Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun, Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, Acting Chief Justice Deepak Kumar Karki, Speaker of the House of Representatives Agni Prasad Sapkota, National Assembly Chair Ganesh Prasad Timilsina, Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand, were among the ministers and high-ranking officials present in the investiture ceremony at the Rastrapati Bhawan, Sheetal Niwas.


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