PM Dahal inspects landslide-hit areas in Pyuthan

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal on Saturday morning inspected the landslide- affected areas at Lung VDC in Pyuthan district.

PM Dahal took stock of the overall situation of the landslide-hit areas and the loss of lives and properties incurred due to the disaster, according to PM Dahal's personal secretary Manohar Timilsina.

Series of landslides had hit various places across the VDC in the last week of July this year.

A total of 56 persons were killed and 248 houses were damaged in the landslides.

Meanwhile, the Prime Minister has announced to provide Rs 15,000 to each affected family for Dashain and Tihar festivals.