Over Rs 12 lakhs raised for school

Himalayan News Service

Baglung, May 2:

Over 12 lakh rupees was raised for the only blind school in Dhaulagiri zone during the first two days of a Mahayagya in Narayansthan VDC, organised to raise fund for the school. The Janata Higher Secondary School was facing fund crunch after it started higher-secondary education three years ago. Gyanu Poudel, a social worker, donated Rs 2,01,111. Similarly, a founding teacher of the school Dal Bahadur Khatri (83) who volunteered in the school for 15 years donated over Rs 1,50,000 and Dambar Kumari Karki donated Rs 1,25,000 to the school. Krishna Bahadur Khatri, the organiser of the Mahayagya, said over five million rupees is expected to be raised in the Mahayagya.