SURKHET — Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has the announcement of nation’s journey towards development and prosperity was made from the Karnali Province as the province is at the bottom in view of economic and human development index.
In his address to a programme organised by the Mid-Western University, Surkhet at Birendranagar today,the Prime Minister said the federal and province governments were busy in making plans to take the Karnali together in the journey to prosperity.
“The Karnali province will not be allowed to remain backward.” He said the government was committed to bringing the province to the mainstream of development, underlining the need of connecting it with the northern border as it has no access to the southern border.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.