Arun rural municipality honours 104 people

BHOJPUR: Arun Rural Municipality in the eastern hilly Bhojpur district has honoured 104 of its denizens who are either elderly, with a disability, or without support.

The locals who do not have access to various government allowances were honoured during a programme, said chairperson of the rural municipality Gajendra Bahadur Karki.

The rural municipality feted them with Rs 6,000 (Rs 500*12 months) and a special lunch.

"It is our small attempt to promote equality and support those who are in need," added chairperson Karki.

Moreover, they will also be provided with a monthly allowance of Rs 500.