KATHMANDU — Various political leaders have extended their best wishes to all Muslim people in the country and abroad on the occasion of the Eid Ul Fitre today.
In a best wishes message, the Vice-President Pun wished peace, prosperity and happiness to the Muslim community. “I wish this festival inspire all Nepalis to build further tolerance, brotherhood, and harmony among us,” the Vice-President said.
Likewise, Prime Minister KP Oli Sharma has wished the festival inspires for peace, prosperity, fraternity, harmony, tolerance and unity among all Nepalis.
“We Nepalis have been respecting one another’s religion-culture and traditions since ages, and there is a need to continue this cordial tradition that has been maintained since history”, the Prime Minister has said in the message.
Also today, leaders of various political parties including among others Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, CPN Maoist Centre Chair Pushpa Kamal Dahal, RPP Chairman Lokendra Bahadur Chand, CPN-ML General Secretary CP Mainali, President of Madhesi Janadhikar Forum Nepal (Democratic) Bijaya Kumar Gachchadar and Nepal Haj Committee have issued separate statements of best wishes, congratulating all those celebrating the festival with wishes of good health and happiness.
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.Follow @gorkhapost