Quilts, warm clothes distributed

Rautahat, Jan 29: A Kaski-based social organisation has distributed warm clothes to the poor people in Rautahat district on Thursday.

Women’s Campaign for Social Awareness of Pokhara provided quilts and other warm clothes to as high as 150 people of Dum and Dhangar communities in Gaur, the district headquarters of Rautahat.It is said that 50 persons from the Dum community in Gaur Municipality-7 and 100 people from the Dhangartol were provided with the clothes to help them escape the cold.

Coordinator of the Campaign, Sushma Poudel, said that the event to distribute warm clothes was organised aiming to transfer the country’s existing social discrimination into goodwill as well as support the cold-wave affected poor people.