SAPTARI — At least 32 people were injured in a bus accident here in the district on Monday morning. Among them, four are critically injured, according to police.
The bus (Na 4 Kha 9743), travelling to Biratnagar from Dhangadhi, when the accident occurred near Kanchanpur Barrier, police said.
The passengers were headed to attend the general convention of the Madhesi Janaadhikar Forum Loktantrik.
The passengers with minor injuries are being treated at the Dharmeshor Hospital, Theliya.
Critically injured Bimala Chaudhary, Ram Prasad Chaudhary, Siriya Chaudhary and Hari Krishna Chaudhary of Dhangadhi Municipality-16 are being treated at the Neuro and Nobel Hospital in Biratnagar, informed Police Inspector Gaurav Mahat of the District Police Office, Kanchanpur.
The remaining 28 are receiving treatment at local Dharmeshwar hospital.Follow @gorkhapost
Finance Committee meeting deferred until 1 pm today
KATHMANDU— The meeting of the Finance Committee under the House of Representatives that was scheduled at 9 am today has been postponed until 1 pm.
The meeting was put off for lack of a quorum, said Chairperson of committee Krishna Prasad Dahal. Until 9:30 am, only nine members of the 25-member committee were present in the meeting.
Issues relating to capital expenditures and non-budgetary release of fund were scheduled for discussion in the meeting.Follow @gorkhapost