Politicians construct 2,000 temporary shelters in Bhaktapur

A large number cadres of the CPN (UML), Maoist parties and others have been mobilised in different parts of Bhaktapur district to clear the rubble, demolish the risky buildings and construct temporary shelters to those rendered homeless by the devastating ‘Gorkha Earthquake’ and subsequent aftershocks.

The CPN (UML) and UCPN (Maoist) cadres have been working in the construction works of private houses, religious heritages and schools by running separate labour camps since May 24.

CPN (UML) cadres have constructed 750 huts so far in the district. UML leader Som Mishra is leading the party’s team in constituency-1 while Parshuram Meghi Gurung in constituency-2 for the construction of shelters and clearance of the rubble.

The UML teams have demolished some 300 risky buildings and cleared the rubble from more than 100 collapsed houses, religious buildings and schools.

Likewise, UML’s Youth Association Nepal built 1000 temporary huts with the initiative of Industry Minister Mahesh Basnet and handed over to the quake-hit families in constituency-2.

Likewise, five Maoist parties under the leadership of UCPN (Maoist) and Netra Bikram Chand-led CPN Maoist have formed separate teams for shelters construction and debris clearance.

UCPN (Maoist) has mobilised some 300 cadres in the district. Politburo member Lekhraj Bhatta has overseen the construction teams in constituency-1 and Ramchandra Jha in constituency-2 for the construction drive, UCPN (Maoist) leader Nirmal Bhattarai said.
Likewise, over 100 cadres of the Netra Bikram Chand-led Maoist party are working for the construction campaign. The party’s cadres so far handed over 250 temporary shelters to the locals and cleared the debris of 150 collapsed houses.

Similarly, Nepali Congress and CPN (ML) cadres have also contributed in shelter construction and debris clearance campaigns in the post-quake period. RSS

Source: Nepalnews