Sept 3 , Kathmandu.
The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) has directed its leaders and cadres to mobilize themselves for rescue, relief and resettlement operation at Dhorpatan Municipality in Baglung district.
The meeting of the NCP secretariat convened at the official residence of Prime Minister at Baluwatar, Kathmandu on Thursday issued the directive as 14 people were killed and 35 people went missing in a flooding incident in the ward no 7, 8 and 9 of Dhorpatan Municipality in the district on Wednesday night. The incident had occurred when the Sukardung River in the locality was blocked and swollen.
The flood entered the human settlement nearby the river bank and claimed over a dozen of lives and damages dozens of houses and other properties. The ruling party has expressed its sorrow over the loss of lives and properties in the disaster.
Emerging from the meeting, NCP spokesperson Narayankaji Shrestha said, “The meeting of the NCP secretariat expressed its sorrow over the flooding incident and paid tributes to the departed souls and extended condolences to the bereaved families.” Shrestha shared that the party has directed its cadres and leaders in the affected locality to spring into rescue, relief and resettlement operation at the earliest. During the meeting, Prime Minister and NCP Chairperson KP Sharma Oli had appraised the NCP leaders about the government’s initiatives towards containing the COVID-19. Similarly, Shrestha informed that the meeting also briefly deliberated on the report prepared by the task forced coordinated by NCP general-secretary Bishnu Prasad Poudel to resolve the internal disputes in the party. Meanwhile, NCP Chairperson Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ expressed his sorrow over the Baglung flooding.
In a press statement here today, the former Prime Minister paid his tribute to the deceased ones and extended condolences to the bereaved families. Dahal has appealed all the concerned ones to gear up for search and rescue, relief and resettlement operation in the flood-hit areas. He has also drawn the attention of the government for providing compensation to the families of the flood survivors.