Lawmakers draw government's attention

Posted on: August 11, 2017 | views: 220

Lawmakers speaking in today's meeting of the Legislature-Parliament have drawn the attention of the government on contemporary issues.  

Speaking in zero hour session, lawmakers emphasized on timely completion of ongoing road constructions in Kathmandu valley and on the Narayangadh-Muglin road sections.  

Lawmakers have urged the government to take effective measures to complete the ongoing projects in time.  

Similarly, speaking in the 'special hour' of the meeting, lawmaker Jagadish Narshing KC urged to save the life of Dr Govinda KC who is on hunger strike for over two weeks demanding the medical education reforms.  

Lawmaker Agni Kharel blamed the government for its dilly dally for formulating laws as 138 laws were essential for the implementation of the constitution.  

President Bhandari insists on combined efforts to end superstition-based practices 

President Bidya Devi Bhandari has insisted on the combined efforts to eliminate superstition-based practices and harmful customs such as child marriage, dowry system and chhaupadi prevailing in the country.   

Inaugurating a campaign against child marriage jointly launched by the Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (Acorab), Nepal and World Vision today, the President said superstitions and other harmful practices based on tradition prevalent in the Nepalese society had caused negative impact on the country's overall economic development and this must be rooted out.