MYAGDI: Local houses in an area in Myagdi headquarters Beni have been inundated after authorities did not put a drainage system in place on the recently constructed road in the area.
As the monsoon downpour continues, rain water has entered into more than three dozen houses in the Campus Chowk areas, locals said.
Huge mass of sludge gushes into human settlement in Beni headquarters the day the area receives heavy rainfall.
“How long can we continue living in such a situation?” asked Tara Prasad Shrestha, a local resident. He called on authorities concerned to seek a permanent solution to the problem.
Similar is the plight of another local Mukunda Chhantyal.
He bemoaned that sludge has damaged goods in his shop.
Mud from the road has damaged a part of his house. Dhan Prasad Shrestha, a local, also said a long-term solution to the problem was required soon.
Campus Chowk Flood Landslide Control Committee chairman Govinda Baniya informed that rain water has entered into more than three dozen houses in the area.
Police said that the flood water has damaged several houses, including those of Mukunda Chhantyal, Ghanshyam Sapkota, Sujan Shrestha, Jivan BK, Tara Prasad Shrestha, Milan Baniya, Dhan Kumar Shrestha, Ram Prasad Shrestha and Gaman Chhnatyal.
Similarly, the flood has damaged property worth millions of rupees belonging to vegetable shops, groceries, and hotels.
Campus Chowk Flood and landslide Control Committee chairman Govinda Baniya said that they would immediately begin work to remove the sludge.
“We have started to remove the mud in collaboration with different agencies,” Baniya added.