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Indian PM Modi’s visit to be religious and cultural: Home Minister Thapa




JANAKPURDHAM — Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has said that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on May 9 would be ‘religious and cultural’.

Minister Thapa revealed the visit’s status during a press conference which followed his onsite tours to Janaki temple today, where PM Modi will be holding religious worship rituals and prayers, and the public felicitation venue at the Bahra Bigaha area.

Elaborating further on the visit itinerary, Minister Thapa shared that PM Modi will also be visiting the Muktinath Temple.

He further added that Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli will also be arriving in Janakpurdham during the visit by the Indian Prime Minister.

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The Home Minister also clarified that there will be no programmes for political agreements this time around during the Indian premier’s visit.

Answering a question from a journalist, Home Minister Thapa said that PM Modi’s security responsibility rested with the country and promised high security arrangement.

He also expressed confidence that the Indian PM’s visit would help strengthen the religious and cultural relations between the two countries.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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