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Govt successful in clarifying illusions over constitution: Minister Rai

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BUTWAL — Minister for Information and Communications, Sherdhan Rai, who is also  the spokesperson of the government, has said that the incumbent government was successful to clarify illusions over the new constitution.

He added that the Prime Minister’s visit to China and India has helped to remove the illusions over the constitution.

At a press conference organized by the Press Chautari Nepal, Rupandehi Chapter on Tuesday, he said that the high level political committee formed for resolving the province delineation issues will get full shape soon as it was delayed due to the recent convention of the Nepali Congress.

Minister Rai further said that the government was committed to fully implement the constitution and lead the nation on the way to prosperity.

“Searching an alternative to the incumbent government was irrelevant and meaningless”, said Rai.

He further said that the preparations were in progress for holding local bodies’ election and the date would be announced in the government’s policy and program before budget.

Minister Rai informed that the government would release its budget on May 28. He asserted for classification of the media for making them dignified, adding that a directive for the same would be issued.


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Flood sweeps away bridge at Barhabise





CHUTARA — Flood and landslide triggered by the incessant rainfall have swept away a concrete bridge over a local Sandi stream at Barhabise bazaar last night.

It has resulted in disruption of vehicular movement, creating hassles to the people especially from Barhabise municipality and Bhotekoshi rural municipality, said Police Inspector at Area Police Office, Barhabise, Yadav Thapa.

Twenty-two houses of Barhabise bazaar area have been waterlogged after the settlement was flooded.

The Chinese government had constructed the 40-feet long bridge in 2024 BS. Mud and sands have piled up to five feet on the road sides.

Three excavators have been used to remove the landslide debris, added Thapa. Engineer at the Road Division Office, Charikot, said preparation was underway to install a bailey bridge there.

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