KATHMANDU, June 20: People's representatives of Melamchi Municipality-1, Sindhupalchowk have decided to contribute their one month's salary for the relief and rehabilitation fund meant for the flood survivors. A meeting of the representatives held on Saturday made a decision to this effect, according to ward chair Krishna Prasad Chaulagain.
Accordingly, The Ward Chairman Chaulagain will contribute Rs. 26,730 while executive member Sabitri Karki will contribute Rs 12,870. Ward members Bhimsen Khatiwada, Khamba Singh Tamang and Shanti Nepal will each contribute Rs. 9,900 to the fund.
Unprecedented flood water from the Melamchi and Indrawati rivers caused huge loss to life and property in ward numbers 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 of the municipality on June 15 night.