KATHMANDU — A local struggle committee has submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli demanding reconstruction of earthquake-devastated Dharahara on Thursday.
The committee with the motto ‘Save our National Heritage, Rebuild Dharahara’ submitted the memorandum to the PM with signatures.
Struggle Committee Coordinator Bed Prakash Gautam said that the memorandum was submitted to remind the government about rebuilding Dharahara.
The memo was submitted to the PM though his personal secretary Yubaraj Dahal. The document stated that construction of any commercial building in the surroundings of Dharahara should not be carried out and the site should be developed as a tourist spot.
The committee had collected signatures during March 21-23 demanding immediate action for Dharahara reconstruction.Follow @gorkhapost
13 injured after truck rams two buses
CHITWAN — At least 13 persons were injured when a truck rammed two passenger buses heading towards Pyuthan and Birgunj from Kathmandu at Nau Kilo area this morning.
Three among the injured are reported to be in critical condition. The accident took place at 3:20 am at Ichhakamana rural municipality–6, according to District Police Office, Chitwan.
The Pyuthan–bound bus (Na 4 Kha 6591) and Birgunj–bound bus (Na 7 Kha 5023) were rammed by a truck (Lu 1 Kha 5294) en route to Pokhara from Bhairahawa.
Among the injured 12 are from the Pyuthan – bound bus including its driver and the truck driver. Two are undergoing treatment at the Chitwan Medical College while 11 are being treated at the Purano Medical College.
The truck driver Krishna Chaudhary, 41, from Chiruri of Kapilvastu, Sabidevi Gharti Magar, 60, of Khalanga of Pyuthan and Pabitra Gharti Magar, 27, of Naugiritar of Pyuthan are in critical condition.Follow @gorkhapost