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Bills on reconstruction authority, constitution amendment tabled

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KATHMANDU — The much awaited Reconstruction Authority Bill and the Constitution Amendment Bill were tabled at the Legislature-Parliament on Tuesday afternoon.

Chairman of Bill Committee Ganga Chaudhary tabled bill related to reconstruction authority in parliament while Minister of Law Agni Kharel tabled bill on constitution amendment amid the protest by Madhesi parties.

Lawmakers of the Madhesi parties resorted to protest saying they would not accept today’s business schedule as tabling of Constitution Amendment Bill was also included in it.

Earlier, the main opposition Nepali Congress had been obstructing the House proceedings demanding that both the bills, prepared and registered at the House by the erstwhile Sushil Koirala-led government, be tabled.

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Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari





RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

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