THE HIMALAYAN BEACON NEWS DESK
CORRESPONDENT: PRAVIN THAMI
DARJEELING, 1 NOVEMBER 2017: Annual General Meeting of Federation of Societies for Environmental Protection (FOSEP) was held at the library of Nepali Sahitya Sammelan, Darjeeling. Dr. Bharat Prakash Rai briefed the meeting and media about the workings of the FOSEP. The meeting dealt about works being done by FOSEP and the problems being faced. The meeting which was held after a long time is very important for the Environmental works being done in the hills.
Dr Bharat Prakash Rai while conversing with ‘The Himalayan Beacon’ raised the issue of the rampant flouting of construction norms in Darjeeling Municipal area. He said that Buildings 7 to 8 storyed high were being constructed rampantly in the town. There are severe cases of encroachment of roads and public throughfare. He said that strong measures should be taken in order to remedy all these problems by the Municipality.