Nepal flood victims unimpressed by candidates' promises

A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait. Villagers in Saptari district are unimpressed by candidate's promises as they try to recover from last month's monsoon floods.

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    A rare local election is being held in southern Nepal, after a 20-year wait.

    Security is tight in the area where at least 55 people have been killed during political protests over the past two years.

    Villagers in Saptari district are unimpressed by candidate's promises as they try to recover from last month's monsoon floods.

    Al Jazeera's Subina Shrestha reports from Saptari district.


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