KATHMANDU — The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has obstructed the Parliament meeting on Thursday against the government’s inefficiency and failure to address the concerns of the earthquake victims.
Speaking at the meeting, NC leader Prakash Sharan Mahat said that the government had failed to distribute relief to the earthquake victims and expedite reconstruction works.
Accusing the government for not taking addressing address the concerns of the earthquake victims, the main opposition and the largest political force in the legislative body had decided to obstruct the house proceedings
NC will not let the House proceed with its business unless the government addresses the concerns of the quake victims, Mahat further said.Follow @gorkhapost
Bakar-Eid being celebrated
POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.
The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.
Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.
The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.
The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.Follow @gorkhapost