Crews remove 51 tonnes of garbage from Bagmati River

- Post Report, Kathmandu
More than 500 volunteers from various groups joined the 258th week of Bagmati Clean-Up campaign

Apr 22, 2018-Around 500 volunteers from several entities helped to clear 51 metric tonnes of garbage in the 258th week of Bagmati Clean-Up campaign, an activist said on Saturday.

Groups of volunteers remove 12 tonnes of rubbish from Baneshwor Campus.

Around 500 volunteers from the Bagmati Integrated Development Committee, Nepal Army, Armed Police Force, Nyano Sparsha, Muktinath Development Bank, Reukai, helped to remove garbage dumped in Bagmati River said campaigner Narayan Kumar Shrestha. 

On its 21st anniversary, the Royal Co-operatives’ representatives helped to clean Bagmati. More than 100 people removed two tonnes of waste from the Sundarijal area of the Bagmati River. The volunteers represented local groups Pudasaini Friendship Society and Ramro Jorpati-Hamro Jorpati. 

Elsewhere, more than 200 volunteers removed two tonnes of garbage from the area between Ratopul and Kamalpokhari as part of the 213th week of Rudramati River cleanup campaign.

Volunteers removed around five tonnes of garbage Manamaiju Bridge area as part of the 185th week of Bishnumati clean-up campaign.

Volunteers helped clean other areas in Jadibudi, Bhaktapur, Chakrapath, Syuchatar, and Aloknagar, Kathmandu.

Published: 22-04-2018 07:37

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