Speaker directs govt to inform parliament about measures to control Lumpy skin disease (video)

KATHMANDU: Speaker Devraj Ghimire has directed the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development to inform the House regarding the government’s efforts so far for controlling the lumpy skin disease in cattle.

Lawmakers had called attention of the government before this that farmers were facing problem and bearing losses as thousands of cattle died due to this disease that has spread throughout the country as an epidemic.

The Speaker issued the directive to the Agriculture Ministry to brief the parliament about the efforts being made by the government to control the epidemic.

Before this, lawmaker Deepak Bahadur Singh said the local people were terrorized by a notice that the local government has put up for road expansion. He demanded that the government should provide compensation to the locals who will be displaced due to the road expansion. Singh also called on the government to do something to check the monkey menace across the country. RSS

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