BHAKTAPUR- Mahesh Basnet, a member of House of Representatives has donated Rs. 50,000 in cash and 1,000 books to the Manav Kalyan Samaj Sewa Ghar in Mahadev of Changunarayan Municipality-7.
The Sewa Ghar is dedicated to humanitarian service.
At a function on Saturday, MP Basnet handed over the cash and 1,000 units of his own book ‘Ma Mahesh’ to chair of the Sewa Ghar Sumitra Chaulagain. The book costing Rs 650 per unit is worth Rs. 650,000.
On the occasion, MP Basnet pledged to ensure that there is no financial scarcity for the organization dedicated to humanitarian service.
The proceeds from the sale of the book will be use for the expenses of the Sewa Ghar, said chairperson Chulagain.
Official nabbed red-handed with bribe money
MAHOTTARI— A first class non-gazatted official working at Land Revenue Office in Mahottari was held red-handed along with Rs 10,000 in bribe money.
Nayab Subba Dhak Bahadur Karki was held by a team of the anti-graft body Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) on Saturday afternoon. He is charged of accepting bribe money from a service seeker while managing documents in regard to land.
The CIAA Office based in Bardibas said that Karki would be booked as per the Corruption Control Act.
It is said that Nayab Subba Karki was transferred to the Mahottari Land Revenue Office just some months ago.