Youths of Jajarkot collect relief for the storm victims of tarai
April 4, 2019 08:57 AM NPT
By: Janak KC
JAJARKOT, April 4: Youths of Jajarkot have decided to join hands to support the victims of Province 2, who have been rendered homeless due to the deadly thunderstorm of Sunday. The said they decided to help their neighbors during this hour of need.
After collecting clothes and food for the victims of Parsa and Bara, these youths handed them over to the Chief District Officer (CDO) of Jajrkot on Wednesday. They visited door to door in the district headquarters Khalanga seeking donation from people and gathered relief materials for the victims.
These youths managed to collect 197 pair of slippers and 153 pieces clothes for the victims. CDO Lalit Kumar Basnet will soon dispatch the relief to the victims. Bishwa Bikram Shah, a local youth, said he and his friends could not remain with their hands folded after being aware about the misery of the people in the tarai.
"It's hard for us to see our neighbors in so much distress," said Shah.
While receiving the relief handed by the youths, CDO Basnet praised the effort taken by the youths of his district. He stated that this would strengthen the relationship between tarai and the hill regions. However, he also warned all to be careful as some people and organizations are misusing relief collected in the name of victims.