Nepal | July 09, 2020

Parliamentary team inspects flood affected areas in Rautahat

Himalayan News Service
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Rautahat, July 27

A parliamentary team inspected human settlements of flood-hit areas in Rautahat on Saturday.

A six-member team led by President of the Parliamentary Committee on Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of the State’s Directive Principles, Polices and Responsibilities Nira Devi Jairu today carried out inspection of human settlements in flood hit areas. The team, with the objective of preparing a report about the situation of flood victims, started inspection Morang, Saptari, Udayapur, Siraha, Dhanusha and reached Rautahat today. The team has inspected the destruction caused by Bagmati and Lal Bakaiya Rivers.

Anil Kumar Jha, Dev Prasad Timalsina, Prabhu Sah, Kali Bahadur Malla, Durga Poudel and Laxmi Pariyar were also in the team. The team observed erosion of land by Bagmati River in Laxmipur of Gadhimai Municipality and inundated areas: Badarwa, Basatpur, Kadawana, Brahmapur and Rajdevi in Gaur Municipality.

The committee is requird to submit a report to the Parliament after inspecting the sites affected by natural disaster.

Anil Kumar Jha, a member of the committee, said that it has directed the authorities concerned to repair the damaged infrastructure in different places of flood-hit areas.

He said the committee has collected information of the displaced families and about relief distribution.

Chief District Officer Kiran Thapa also apprised the team about the destruction caused by the floods of July 12 and 13 in the district.

A version of this article appears in print on July 28, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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