HoR Zero Hour: Attention drawn towards ending anomalies plaguing development sector

Parliamentarians in today’s meeting of the House of Representatives (HoR) have drawn attention of the government as well as the parliament towards delays and dilly-dallying plaguing the development sector.

Drawing the attention of the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Dr Toshima Karki grieved that the locals in Lalitpur district were compelled to put up with dust and mud due to negligence in construction of physical infrastructures in the district.

Deepak Khadka, Dilendra Prasad Badu and Dev Prasad Timalsina wished for speedy recovery of Nepali Congress’s parliamentarian Chandrakanta Bhandari who was hurt in an LPG gas cylinder explosion recently.

Timalsina expressed his sorrow over the demise of Harikala Bhandari, mother of injured parliamentarian Bhandari, in the same accident.
He also ruled over the delay in construction of bridges in various places in Rautahat district.

Similarly, Dhanaraj Gurung pressed for bringing corrupt people to book and urged the government to pay attention to address the economic crisis in the country.

Narayan Prakash bemoaned that the issues raised by parliamentarians in the Zero Hour over various periods of time were not duly addressed.

Narayani Sharma urged the government to give a pace to the construction of the Postal Highway and address the issues impeding the mega project.

Prakash Jwala ranted for lack of good-governance and unaccountability and difficulties and for not delivering on its plan to remove the maze of long and old wires on the roads.

Stating that many old vehicles were stranded in public places and public offices for a long time, Prakashman Singh requested the government to underscore their management.

Likewise, Dr Prakash Sharan Mahat drew the attention of the government towards negligence on the part of the contractors in construction of the Tokha Chahare Road Section and Kakani RaniPauwa Road Section.

Pratima Gautam and Pradeep Poudel demanded effective distribution of water from the Melamchi Drinking Water Project thereby resolving the perpetual  drinking water problem of the Kathmandu Valley.

Pradeep Yadav questioned the government that why the websites and server of the government were going down and being disrupted for hours putting the service-seekers at unease in availing public services.

Basudev Ghimire and Binita Kathayat among others also brought contemporary issues to the notice of the government in the Zero Hour.


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