DHADING, June 26: Dhading's five local units have failed to present their budgets even as the deadline to do expired on Tuesday.
Dhunibesi Municipality and four rural municipalities including Galchhi, Rubivalley, Tripurasundari and Ganga Jamuna failed to present their policies and budgets for the new fiscal year.
“Due to the sudden demise of a member, Kali Mijar, the municipal assembly was not summoned Mayor Balkrishna Acharya.
Galchhi Rural Municipality has also postponed the date for the presentation of budget, its plans and policies. Vice-chairperson of the rural municipality, Radha Timalsina informed Republica that the municipal assembly was called off due to the absence of the chairperson of the rural municipality, Krishna Hari Shrestha. “We are looking forward to continuing work as soon as the chairperson is back from his visit,” said Timalsina.
The municipal assembly at Trispurasundari Rural Municipality was halted due to the ~Ibanda~I (general shut-down) called by the Netra Bikram Chand-led Communist Party of Nepal. “The assembly could not be held as the ~Ibanda ~Iaffected the mobility of the ward chairpersons and members,” said chairperson of the rural municipality, Shambhu Thapa.
Likewise, chairperson of Rubivalley Rural Municipality, Cherung Tamang and chairperson of Ganga Jamuna Rural Municipality, Bal Bahadur Adhikari, too, informed that the assembly was halted due to the lack of budget preparation.