Minister for Women, Children and Senior Citizens Leelanath Shrestha. (File photo)
LAHAN: Minister for Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs, Leelanath Shrestha, has said that the government was committed to safeguarding the life of every citizen.
At a program organized to distribute warm clothes to those affected by coldwave and cold at Sukhipur municipality of Siraha district, Minister Shrestha shared that the government has made prepared of disaster management so that no one will have to lose his/her life due to cold.
“In previous years, many people had to lose their lives due to cold. The government is serious to prevent such situation and it is committed to saving the life of every citizen,” he said.
Minister Shrestha further said that the government has made preparedness as children and senior citizens face many problems during winter every year.
Urging the local governments to make arrangements of warm clothes and relief collecting details on time as poor and Dalit families become a victim during the winter season, he mentioned that the government would not allow any weakness in the task of safeguarding the citizens.
Minister Shrestha stated that the government would accelerate different programs including road connectivity
expansion, hospital construction, and community building for Dalits and housing programs, expressing the belief that such activities would make great support in the development of the district.
Similarly, the Provincial Chief of Lumbini Province, Dharmanath Yadav, said that three-tier governments should coordinate to save the life of the people from disaster as it was the responsibility of the government to save the life of citizens.
On the occasion, Minister Shrestha distributed quilts to 200 people including senior citizens, disabled persons and poor families.