Abdhesh Kumar Jha

Abdhesh Kumar Jha is the Saptari correspondent for Kantipur Publications.

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Saptari faces water shortage

Residents of Saptari district have been hit by a shortage of water lately.Groundwater level has dropped after pumping increased in the district over the past few years. The majority of families in Saptari rely on groundwater for both drinking and irrigation purposes.

Elephant menace hits Saptari

A herd of elephants from the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve has been wreaking havoc in different parts of Saptari district. In the past one month, around 40 houses were destroyed and about two dozen families displaced by the elephant menace. The locals are terrorised as the elephants continue to destroy houses and crops and attempt to attack people.

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