Govt committed to Tarai development: Chairman Prachanda

Puahpa Kamal Dahal

LAHAN, Feb 11: Ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’ has said that the issue of citizenship in Tarai will be resolved soon.

While inaugurating the newly constructed Health Post building in Arnama Rural Municipality- in Siraha district on Monday, chairman Dahal shared that the genuine Nepali citizens will get citizenship certificate as a bill related to it was tabled in the parliament and serious discussions were held on it.

On another note, he said that the constitution would be amended as per the need and rationale to address the genuine demands of Tarai and marginalized people as it was a progressive document.

He also said that the government was forwarding a big package of Rs 2 billion for the infrastructure development of Tarai region and it would bring drastic change in the people of the region.

Chairman Dahal also said that he had recently held discussions with Prime Minister regarding the development of Tarai with rapid infrastructure development.

The building was constructed at the total cost of over Rs 12 million. RSS