5 August, Kathmandu: Under the Bagmati River Cleanup Mega Campaign Saturday, some seven metric tonnes of waste was collected from the river section in Tilganga area.

The Tilganga Women Group also joined the Mega Campaign that entered the 128th week from today, according to campaign spokesperson Umesh Bohara.

Newly appointed Inspector General of Police Sarbendra Khanal who was among the participants of the campaign was welcomed and honoured on the same occasion.

Some 700 representatives from 28 organisations including High Level Bagmati Civilisation Integrated Development Committee, Kathmandu Metropolitan City, Kathmandu Khanepani Limited, Nepal Army, Nepal Police, Muktinath Development Bank, Pahilo Paila, Nyano Sparsha, Jeevan Bigyan and Gayatri Pariwar participated in the campaign.

Likewise, Ramro Jorpati Hamro Jorpati and Pudasaini Maitri Samaj, the local-level social organisations based in Jorpati managed some two metric tonnes of waste from the river above Guheshwori area today with the participation of over 115 people.

Likewise, under the 180th week of Rudramati River Cleanup Campaign today, one metric tonne of river water from Ratopul to Maitidevi Temple area was managed. People’s representatives of ward no. 30 of Kathmandu Metropolitan City and locals joined the cleanliness drive.

Similarly, on the occasion of the 152nd week of Bishnumati River Cleanup Campaign and the 17th week of Chakrapath ( Ring Road) Cleanup, some 20 metric tonnes of river waste was collected from the New Bus Park area in Gongabu and was managed.

An organisation Sakaratmak Matrishakti Awaj today collected one metric tonne of waste from Minbhawan Area. RSS