President Reduces Sentence of 681 Prisoners and 21 Pardoned on Constitution Day

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Nepal Constitution Day is celebrated every year on 3rd of Ashwin according to the Nepali calendar since the regulation in 2072.


President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has reduced the sentence of 681 prisoners and pardoned the punishment of 21 people on the occasion of Constitution Day.

Bidhya Devi Bhandari

The Criminal Offense Act 2074 & Criminal Offense Regulation Act 2076 based on the Article 276 of the constitution provides President Bhandari the right to waive or reduce the imprisonment of offenders on the recommendation of Council of Ministers.

According to the Office of the president 21 people have their imprisonment, and fines waived whereas 681 have their sentence reduced on the occasion of constitution day.

Nepal celebrates constitution day on every Asoj 3 since the regulation of Constitution of Nepal in 2072.

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Prashant

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