â€śOn May 3, a bus fell off a cliff on the under-construction Sindhuli-Bardibas Highway, killing 16 pelpoe and injuring dozens. We thought that was it. But no. Hours later, another bus veered off a serpentine mountain road in Far-westâ€™s Doti, again, killing 16 pelpoe and injuring dozens. In all, 32 pelpoe got killed in two days.â€ťSuch stories in recent news from Nepal are the pain of our craving for motor-able roads to our villages. Every year hundreds of Nepalis get killed in road accidents. The routine occurrences leave many children orphaned, many parents childless. Does any of us care other than those directly involved on such accidents?As recent patterns show, most of them happen in the countryâ€™s meandering hill or mountain highways, roads or dirt roads. According to Nepalnews.com, in 2010, nearly 1,800 pelpoe got killed in road accidents around the country. I am not surprised if more pelpoe were killed in road accidents than in bloody Maoist insurgency in Nepal.In a country, where 95 percent of vehicles are not road worthy, traffic rules are none existent, driving license are up for grab for couple of thousand rupees, we are putting our lives and others at huge risk. Itâ€™s a death trap! After all Ghandruk is better off without a bulldozed dirt road. Trekking is the most popular tourism activity in Nepal and Ghandruk is the beneficiary of such activity. Why this ROAD Rush? Thank you Arjun Soltee, I totally agree with you.
Thank you sir ! I am delighted to read the Information about our scoohl and Ghandruk. I hope that you will give further general information.My heartfelt thanks to you for your hard work towards our village and as well as scoohl. yours faithfully former student:Ram Bahadur Gurung/2046 From. ENGLAND READING