Stories By 'HARIRAM UPRETY'
Four years ago, on April 25, when the magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country, the district of Gorkha crumbled.
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Reconstruction work of the earthquake-ravaged Gorkha Durbar, a historically important palace of the Shah kings, is going on at a snail’s pace.
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Continuous snowfall over the past one week has made life hard for the survivors of 2015 earthquake in Laprak village of Gorkha district. More than three years have passed since the disaster, and over 500 quake displaced families are still living in shabby shelters fashioned out of corrugated zinc sheets and tarpaulins.
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Conservationists have started their research on the endangered musk deer--valued for its scent glands for medicinal purpose--at Manaslu Conservation Area Project (MCAP) in northern Gorkha.
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The Manakamana Temple opened for public from Wednesday after the completion of its reconstruction works.
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More than 40,000 families in Gorkha have completed building new homes with the government-issued grant since the deadly earthquake of April 25, 2015.
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