PA members busy with discussions

Nawalparasi, February 3

The provincial lawmakers of Nawalparasi West have been busy consulting experts and stakeholders of late before holding the first provincial meeting of Province 5 in Butwal slated for Sunday.

They consulted experts, aides and voters about their stance on their key agenda in the first PA meeting. Provincial lawmaker of constituency 2 (kha) Baijanath Jayaswal from the Nepali Congress has been consulting with industrialists, social activists and intellectuals.

“I am holding consultations with those people in order to make my presence in the assembly meaningful and fulfil the aspirations of my voters,” said Jayaswal.

“Introduction might be consume much time in the first meeting, but from second meeting onwards I am prepared to talk about construction of roads, electrification and people-centric laws,” said Jayaswal, who is a former chairperson of Nawalparasi Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He vowed to develop the district as an industrial hub so that employment and development could go together.

UML lawmaker Ajay Bahadur Shahi of Western Nawalparasi constituency 1 (kha) is thinking of promoting sugarcane farming and distributing compensation to the victims of Gandak Canal. “Well-managed sugarcane farming, fixation of sugarcane rate, regular supply of chemical fertiliser and control of land erosion by the Narayani River are the main concerns of the locals. Hence, I am committed to raising the issues in the provincial assembly,” said Shahi.

While the voters are expecting that the leaders fulfil the promises made in their election manifestoes. Patik Yadav of Parasi warned the leaders against neglecting the concerns of the locals.