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Bajura headquarters in dark for the last Seven days

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Locals constructing a canal after a flood in Bahuli Khola swept away the canal of Triveni Small Hydro Project in Martadi, Bajura, on Thursday. THT

Locals constructing a canal after a flood in Bahuli Khola swept away the canal of Triveni Small Hydro Project in Martadi, Bajura, on Thursday. THT

Bajura, August 11

Locals of Bajura district headquarters have been living without electricity for the last seven days after a flood destroyed a canal of a hydro project in the district.

Electricity supply has been obstructed for the last seven days after a flood in the local Bahuni Khola triggered by incessant rainfall destroyed the canal of the Triveni Small Hydro Project. Manager of the project Dayaram Pandit said that it would take more than a week to fix the problem.

“Nepali Army, police personnel, and locals have been working hard to repair the damaged canal but it is very difficult to carry out the work as the water level is yet to decline,” he informed.

Meanwhile, District Administration Office Bajura said that daily activities in different government and non-government offices in the headquarters have been badly affected after the obstruction of electricity supply. A source at the Bajura branch office of Rastriya Banijaya Bank said that staffers have not been able provide service on time owing to the situation.

Even telephone service was obstructed without electricity.

Health Assistant Satya Phuyal in District Health Office, Bajura said that the office has been facing difficulty treating patients.


A version of this article appears in print on August 12, 2016 of The Himalayan Times.


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