Lawmakers ask govt to pay heed to possible monsoon flooding

Published On: June 24, 2018 04:22 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 24: The lawmakers have drawn attention of the government to control possible monsoon flooding of Tarai, and provide appropriate price to the sugarcane farmers for their production. 

Speaking in the parliament meeting today, CPN lawmaker Birodh Khatiwada demanded provision for safe settlement to the 300 wildlife affected families of Manahari in Makawanpur district. 

Likewise, Shanta Chaudhary of CPN asked the government either to close or shift the cement factories in Dang district from the residential areas. 

Also taking part in the deliberation, Shyam Kumar Shrestha of CPN expressed displeasure to the separate standards set for vehicular movement in some districts including Ramechhap district. 

Nepali Congress lawmaker Athar Kamal Musalman said that the Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the parliament should not belong to the same political party. 

Similarly, Asha Kumari BK of CPN demanded that the stern action be taken against the cases of trafficking in women, violence against women and ill-treatment carried out against women in Bajhang district. 

Likewise, a lawmaker of Nepal Peasants Workers Party Prem Suwal said that conflict of ministers on taking action against deceiving contractors was unfortunate. 

Lawmakers Uma Shankar Argariya, Sanjaya Kumar Gautam, Ghanshyam Khatiwada, Brinda Pandey, Laxmi Pariyar, Bahadur Singh Lama also took part in the deliberation and raised their concerns on diverse issues. 

The lawmakers raised the issue of control of possible flooding Tarai, providing appropriate price for the sugarcane farmers and other aspects. RSS

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