Lawmakers utilize special hour to inform lower house about contemporary issues

Kathmandu, May 16: Most of lawmakers speaking in a special hour of meeting of the House of Representatives today drew the attention of government and parliament towards contemporary issues concerning their home districts. 

Bharat Bahadur Singh demanded compensation and relief assistance to farmers in Bajhag district. Recent hailstone coupled with rain damaged wheat and barley crops and vegetables and fruits in the district. He urged the government to provide relief assistance to the family of those five who were killed by a landslide in the district. The Jayaprithvi Highway has been disrupted by the landslide.

Dilendra Parasad Badu, informing the lower house about the death of two crew members in the crash of today's Makalu cargo aircraft in Humla, drew the attention of the government toward taking measures to avert recurring of such incident in future.

Anjana Bisankhe accused that the government mechanism was itself supporting the situation of people facing death for inter-caste marriage. She took the time to inform the house about developments related to the inter-caste wedlock between Kalpana Parajuli and Ajit Mijar in Kavrepalanchwok district.

Pramod Saha sought the government special interests in accelerating the construction of Nawalpur-Malangawa road that began eight years ago.

Prem Suwal said it was wrong to make a delay in presenting the Legislature-Parliament Operations Regulations by fuelling the debate whether to suspend lawmaker accused of crime.

Nawaraj Rawal urged the government to address hurdles seen in the operation of a cement industry in Surkhet, ensure better management of the Surkhet Hospital and improve condition of the Surkhet Jail.

Bharat Kumar Shah urged the government to make timely initiation for a root permit for landing of flights in Bhairahawa International Airport from the west route.

Indra Kumari Sharma advised the government to curb destruction of Chure area, while Chhaka Bahadur Lama urged rice supply timely to Humla, a remote district which faces rice scarcity every monsoon. He also paid tribute to those were killed in a plane crash in Humla today.

Jhapat Rawal demanded compensation and medical treatment for those who were injured, and incurred losses, property and agricultural in a storm in Kailali some days ago.

Laxmi Pariwar demanded compensation for those who were injured in a bomb explosion during the elections to the House of Representatives including former lawmaker Narayan Karki.

Durga Poudel and Niru Pal sought an end to mistreatment of Nepalis on bordering Dodhara and Chandani by Indian side and demanded management of Mahendranagar Hospital.

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