Call to uplift women

Kathmandu, August 5 :

Deputy Speaker Chitra Lekha Yadav today called on the government to draft special programmes and launch programmes for the uplift of women, Dalits, nationalities and other backward population of the county. “A person who forgets the history and glory of his nation cannot make any contribution to its development,” she said.

She was speaking at the 12th annual general meeting of Impact Nepal.

Impact Nepal felicitated acting executive director of the Maharajgunj-based Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital Professor Dr Jagadish Agrawal, Dr Ramesh Singh, and Dr Nagendra Prasad Shah for their outstanding contribution in medical sector.