Eastern Nepal rich in religious, tourism heritage: Prez Bhandari
ITAHARI: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has said that heritage in eastern Nepal, which is full of religious and tourism potentials, should be utilised to the maximum to make the country prosperous.
President Bhandari stressed this while addressing a discussion on Greater Baraha Chhetra Development Master Plan and proposed Yogmaya Ayurveda University organised at the premises of Ramanandacharya Sewa Peeth in Chatara of Sunsari district on Wednesday.
She further said that the bodies concerned should pay special attention for the promotion of religious and tourism areas of the eastern Nepal.
On the occasion, the President also echoed the sufferings of the people living around the banks of the Koshi River, while pledging to do her part in helping relieve their pain.
She expressed her hope that the Yogmaya Ayurveda University, to be established in the name of Yogmaya who achieved her fame with the inspiration from Brahmachari Sadananda Adhikari, would be realised to take her name and fame to new height.
On the occasion, UML Secretary and former Tourism Minister Bhim Acharya drew the attention of the President towards the works yet to be done under the greater Baraha Chettra Development Master Plan, while urging for support in helping complete the remaining works.
Former minister and Nepali Congress leader Gyanendra Bahadur Karki handed over the documents related to the master plan to the President.
Proprietor of the Ramanandacharya Sewa Peeth, Siddha Baba Krishnadasji Maharaj, called for green revolution and self-reliance to make the country prosperous.