RATNANAGAR — A man went missing after he fell into the Trishuli River at Chandi Bhanjyang-9 along the Narayangadh-Muglin road section in Chitwan district on Saturday.
Narayan Bahadur Thapa (30) of Birendranagar Municipality of Nuwakot district, who was working in the Narayangadh-Muglin Road Project, slipped from the roadside and fell into the river, according to the District Police Office, Chitwan.
Police said that six persons along with Thapa were heading towards Muglin when the incident occurred.
Following the incident, three persons went to inform the Area Police Office, Muglin, while two stayed at the incident site.
When police arrived, the two persons were also not at the incident site, police said.
Chhayanath Rara Municipality bans liquor
RARA— Chhayanath Rara Municipality in Mugu district has been declared liquor-free zone. Declaration of a liquor-free zone was made amid a program on Saturday with a huge presence of locals from all 14 wards.
The municipality and local police administration had conducted a regular publicity campaign in all settlements for two months.
Chief Minister, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi read out a commitment paper by declaring a liquor-free zone to the municipality.
Chairman of Ward No. 5 Dambar Bahadur Rawal of the municipality shared that the municipality council took a decision two months ago to impose a ban on liquor in the municipality with the conclusion that gender-based violence, child marriage, misuse of development and irregularity increased due to liquor.
Mayor Harijung Shahi, lawmaker Gopal Bahadur Bam, representatives of Mugu Chamber of Commerce and Industries, among others were present on the occasion.
During the event, Chief Minister Shahi compared Karnali with heaven.Follow @gorkhapost