Pre-construction works of Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Diversion Project have been completed within the deadline, paving the way for actual construction of the irrigation-cum-hydroelectric project to begin in mid-July.
Many voters in Surkhet do not know how to cast their votes. They say the election officers did not visit their areas for voter education, though the District Election Office claim that 240 facilitators were mobilised throughout the district for voter education.
Until few years ago, Kimsara Khadka of Maintada, Surkhet, was unaware that money could be grown from livestock fodder grass. When she heard about the idea of grass farming three years ago, she was surprised.