Campaigners go over already cleaned Sinamangal area

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- Post Report, Kathmandu

Jan 17, 2016-

Eighteen metric tonnes of garbage was collected from the Bagmati river in the Sinamangal area on Saturday as part of the Clean Bagmati Campaign.

The campaign, launched on May 18, 2013, has completed 140 weeks. This is the second time this part of the river has been cleaned in over two years of the drive. Campaigners said they had started re-cleaning the areas to see the condition of the place that was cleaned earlier.

“Things have improved a bit but we still found solid waste thrown in the area. I guess we need to create awareness among the people who litter,” said Ramesh Nepal, chairman of the Jeevan Vigyan Nepal, who has been active in the campaign since its inception.

Former chief secretary Leela Mani Paudyal, who launched the ongoing campaign, and high-ranking officials, representatives of various organisations, security personnel and locals attended the event.

Meanwhile, local clubs and organisations in Guheshwori conducted a clean-up drive up to Gokarna.

Published: 17-01-2016 08:53

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