Tuesday 15 August 1995

The Landless Settlers Problem Commission in Kathmandu has attracted the ire of the locals of Nijgadh, Bara, who claim that they have been wrongly treated as landless settlers although they were settled in the area by the government between 1968 and 1970. During this period, the government had distributed land - sale or transaction of which was prohibited - to 1,900 families in the area. Problems have now cropped up because the Commission is once again distributing land ownership certificates in the area.

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