NC lawmakers to contribute Rs 11m to flood victims
Nepali Congress (NC) lawmakers will contribute over Rs 11 million to the flood victims.
The meeting of Central Work Performance Committee of the party held at the prime minister's residence in Baluwatar on Sunday has directed its lawmakers to donate their salary of one month for relief to flood victims in tarai.
It has instructed its 207 lawmakers to contribute their basic monthly salary of Rs 55,230 to the NC's fund to support flood victims. The 207 lawmakers will contribute a total of Rs 11,432,610.
The party has also urged the government to show its presence in the plains devastated by the floods. "The meeting has urged the government to expedite identification of the areas devastated by the flood, rescue the victims and distribute relief materials," NC lawmaker Balkrishna Khand said. The party has also urged its cadres to help in rescue of victims and distribution of relief materials.
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