KATHMANDU, May 26: State Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation Deepak Khadka has said that with the completion of first phase local election, development has paved its way from villages to villages.
“Election is the most beautiful aspect of democracy. The recently conducted first phase polls have institutionalized the democracy in Nepal. Not only that, but the election has also pave way to development and prosperity,” said Minister Khadka while laying foundation stone of an earthquake resistance house for quake victims in Godawari Municipality-6, in Lalitpur on Friday.
He further said that he was glad that the first phase local election were conducted in fearless environment and assured that the second phase election would be conducted on the slated date. He said, “The second phase election will be held on June 14. The government is preparing for the same, and all the political parties will take part in the election.”
“It is the government’s duty to conduct the election in free, fair and fearless environment, and like the first phase polls, the government is committed to conduct the second phase polls in the same way.”
He also expressed his confidence that people’s participation in the second phase polls will be exciting and remarkable.
Khadka further said that he was always ready lend support in the development of Gowadari Municipality. “If there is problem related to drinking water in this municipality, u can tell me, it will do as much as I could to help you fix it,” he said.
He, speaking during the program, lauded journalist Rishi Dhamala and Lawmaker Udaya Shumsher JBR for their role in the development of village who were also present in the program.
Khadka also thanked Oman Charitable Organization and Sustainable Construction Pvt Ltd, India for providing support in building earthquake resistance house.
Also speaking during the program, Lawmaker Rana, stating that he was committed in the development of Lalitpur, added that he would continue contributing for the development and prosperity of the municipality.
Also representative of Batas Foundation Anandaraj Batas and newly elected mayor of Gowadari municipality, Gajendra Maharjan were present in the program.