Nepal India Friendly Samaj, Kathmandu, has helped disaster victims of Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality and Garuda Municipality, Rautahat with relief materials worth Rs fifty lakh.

The relief materials were distributed to 610 families.

Tents, mats among other materials were distributed to the fire, flood, and other disaster victims at a programme organised at Matsari of Durga Bhagawati Rural Municipality today.

Addressing the programme, Nepal India Friendly Samaj Kathmandu Chairman also a lawmaker, Chanda Chaudhary said that she was very happy as disaster victims had received relief materials.

The Indian government had provided Rs five crore to the disaster victims of eight districts of Province 2 and 10 districts of Province 5, including Rupandehi.

Chaudhary said that Nepal government had also helped to release the materials from the border.

Chaudhary thanked the Indian government for help. She said the Indian government had played a significant role during the disaster and helped the victims.

She added that the Indian government has been helping Nepal in education, health, road and drinking water and hoped for the same in the days to come.

Chief District Officer Krishna Bahadur Shahi said that the Indian government helped the victims through the Nepal-India Friendly Samaj, Kathmandu. He also thanked the Indian government for the same. He added that Nepal government had to pay attention to minimise the destruction caused by the Bagmati and Lalbakaiya rivers.

A version of this article appears in the print on December 12, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.