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The heat has made life difficult in the Terai region

ByGlobal Darpan

Jun 8, 2023

Kathmandu : MPs have drawn the government’s attention to the difficulties faced by people in the Terai-Madhesh region due to the scorching heat, urging immediate relief measures. During today’s session of the Parliament, MP Nirmala Koirala highlighted the adverse impact of the heatwave on the daily lives of people in the region, emphasizing the need for regular electricity supply to alleviate their hardships.

MP Pradeep Paudel raised concerns about the rising temperature across the country, reaching up to 44 degrees Celsius, causing distress in people’s lives and affecting the agricultural sector. He demanded immediate and long-term solutions from the government to address the situation.

MP Narayani Sharma requested the government to focus on improving water, education, and healthcare facilities for the residents of the border areas near the Dang checkpoint. MP Nisha Dangi expressed disappointment over the ineffective use of approximately 22 billion rupees in the name of Bagmati civilization, despite numerous political promises.

MP Pratiksha Tiwari urged the proper utilization of the 0.5 percent tax collected from Bagmati’s enriched committee, which has accumulated a sum of around seven billion rupees, for effective purposes. MP Prabhu Sah drew attention to the lack of compensation for farmers whose crops are being destroyed by wild animals, urging the government to take necessary actions.

MP Prem Suwal highlighted the need for the Nepalese government to construct large hydroelectric projects without involving foreign entities. MP Vasanta Kumar Nemwang focused on the outbreak of epidemic diseases in Mulubhumi Gaibandha and called for the government’s attention to control and resolve the health crisis.

MP Bina Devi requested immediate action to resume operations at the closed sugar mill in Rautahat. MP Vinita Kathayat drew attention to the establishment of a Nepali diplomatic mission in Portugal to address the issues faced by Nepali residents there.