CPN (UML) Chairman KP Sharma Oli has wished for the complete success of the census as it is an important aspect of national development.
Oli, who is also a former prime minister, said in a statement that the census was the first since the federal democratic republic and that it would provide appropriate data to make state services more effective.
He also called on all leaders, activists, and the general public to take part in this work.
He urged the enumerators to make the program a success by giving correct details.
The 12th National Census is starting today.