Govt decision to provide 20 kg rice to Karnali folks draws flak
September 9, 2016:Â The governmentâ€™s decision to provide 20 kg rice to each family of Karnali region during birth and death ceremony has been criticised.
Students affiliated to CPN-UML aligned ANNFSU Jumla have sentÂ 20 kg rice through District Administration Office to Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal.
ANNFSU district chair Lokendra Raj Giri led team along with acting District Administration Officer Bishnu Prasad Neupane sent the rice to the prime minister.
â€œKarnali needs development, not rice,â€ said Giri after sending the rice.
The students sent a locally grown Kalimasi paddy. Kalimasi is a type of rice cultivated in higher altitudes.