Nepal: Newalagunj Haat Bazaar has been inaugurated in Vijayanagar Rural Municipality-1 bordering Kapilvastu with India. Rural Municipality Chairman Gopal Bahadur Thapa and Vice-Chairman Laxmi Kumari Chaudhary jointly inaugurated the market on Tuesday.
Addressing the inauguration program, Rural Municipality chairman Gopal Bahadur Thapa said that the locals could get quality food items which would make it easier for the farmers to do business as it is located in the main center of the ward. Chairman Thapa said that it would be easy for the locals to market the produce at home.
Dilip Tharu, a local leader, and social worker said that it has been easy for the locals of the area to go to the market since the time of the Newalagunj market. At present, there are 80 stalls in the market, and drinking water is also provided, said social worker Kripal Chaudhary. Meanwhile, Rural Municipality Vice-Chairperson Laxmi Kumari Chaudhary and CPN-UML leader Mangal Prasad Gupta addressed the program.
After the inauguration of the market at the local level, the market has become easier for the locals including Jawabairath, Naudihawa, Gobarhawa, and other villages of India. Residents of the village have been relieved of the obligation to go to Badhni Bazaar, Pachpedwa in neighboring India, which is 15 km away and 30 km away, to buy much-needed morning-evening food, salt, oil, and vegetables.
Ram Abatar Chaudhary