Majhi community in distress amid lockdown in Panchthar, Terathum
PANCHTHAR: Life in Majhi settlements located on the banks of Tamor River in Gaddtir, bordering Panchthar and Terathum is getting distressful owing to the nationwide lockdown enforced by authorities to curb the unfold of COVID-19 pandemic.
The neighborhood those who earn their livelihoods by promoting fish from the river are within the verge of meals scarcity after their fish stopped promoting.
Their supply of earnings has come to a halt as nobody approaches them to purchase fish nor they can go to the market to promote, claimed Pancha Maya Majhi, native of Hilihang-7.
Majhi neighborhood, one of many indigenous communities within the nation, are densely settled alongside the financial institution of Tamor River. There are as many as 150 Majhi households settled in varied areas of Panchthar and Terathum districts.
According to Jas Bahadur Majhi, a frontrunner of the neighborhood, issues are piling of their lives after the COVID-19 pandemic enforced a standstill of their incomes actions.
People from the neighborhood have been getting collectively and passing their time throughout the lockdown by enjoying video games similar to ludo and chess. Otherwise, they’re worrying about their lives, shrugging off the lockdown laws and bodily distancing urged by the federal government, in lack of social consciousness amongst them.
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