Rautahat, 8 July : Province 2 Chief Minister LalbabuRaut took stock of the dam that was damaged due to the flooded LalBakaiya River at Inaruwa of Baudhimai Municipality, Rautahat.
The dam was damaged due to the flooded river on Tuesday. Personnel of Nepal Police, locals, people’s representatives and officials of water-induced disaster and river control office have been carrying out emergency work to repair the dam for protection of the settlement in the adjoining areas.
CM Raut thanked security personnel and other stakeholders for carrying out emergency repairs as otherwise a large number of households of the locality would have been displaced and there would have been huge loss of property and lives.
CM Raut pledged to extend necessary support for repairs and development of necessary infrastructure and to save human lives.
Earlier, CM Raut had directed the district chiefs and chiefs of security agencies to immediately rescue people at high risk of disaster in Bara, Parsa, Rautahat and Sarlahi.
He also directed the authority to be on standby to mobilise security personnel and rescue operations to prevent disaster, conduct rescue and distribute relief in case of disaster in the four Tarai districts.