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.
The actual construction of Bheri-Babai Multipurpose Project is expected to begin in mid-July, as pre-construction works of the irrigation-cum-hydroelectric project are likely to be completed by that time, according to Min Raj Dhakal, the project’s senior divisional engineer.