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Food shortage looms in four districts amid lockdown

Food shortage looms in four districts amid lockdown


DAMAULI: As many as 4 districts have began to reel beneath the shortage of meals provide following prolonged government-imposed lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic.

Bhimad, Rising, Ghiring, Gajarkot in Tanahun, Bulingtar in Nawalparasi, Rampur in Palpa district, Chitre, Magyam and Chisapani in Syangja  have been dealing with acute provide of meals of late as there isn’t a vehicular motion alongside these rural areas.

“We are unable to ship meals provide to the agricultural areas resulting from lockdown,” native merchants lamented.

According to Bhojraj Ranabhat, ward chair of Rising Rural Municipality-4, native organisations have distributed aid packages to 146 households within the space.

Keeping in thoughts the uncertainty created by the pandemic, members of local people took an initiative and granted a two-year 25,000 mortgage with out collateral to twenty-eight economically marginalised households to make their livelihood, ward chair Ranabhat shared.

Meanwhile, locals have warned that the prolonged lockdown might trigger famine within the areas.


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