Published On: May 4, 2019 06:40 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

April 28:
Sand and earth excavated from Fewa Lake dumped on the marshland near the lake at Khapaudi, Pokhara Metropolitan City-24, as seen in this photo taken on Sunday. The metropolitan city office has awarded a contract to Rich Pokhara Construction to extract earth and sands from the lakebed so as to increase  its depth. However, the locals have said that the metroplis’ decision will only destroy the marshland in the area. Photo: Sandesh Shrestha/Republica

April 29:
Police try to arrest protesters attempting to burn a copy of the Citizenship Bill, which is under discussion in parliament, during a protest program organised by the Struggle Coordinator Committee against the bill at New Baneshwor in Kathmandu on Monday. Photo: Dipesh Shrestha/Republica

April 30:
An excavator working a chunk of the disputed Lalita Niwas land at Baluwatar on Tuesday. The land mafia in collusion with senior politicians and land revenue officials sold around 114 ropani of the government land to various businessmen and politicians among others. Police have started an investigation into the land grab case. Photo: Keshab Thoker/ Republica

May 1:
Farmers work in a paddy field in Saraswatinagar, Kathmandu, on Wednesday. Photo: Rajib Khatri/Republica

May 2:
Women working in a ricefield at Gundu in Bhaktapur. Agricultural land in the Kathmandu Valley is rapidly shrinking. Photo: Rajib Khatri/Republica April 28

May 3:
A smaller temple on the premises of the Swyambhunath Temple in the capital is being reconstructed as seen in this photo taken on Friday. The temple was damaged by the 2015 earthquake. Photo: Keshab Thoker/epublica

May 4: The tea garden of Kanyam is seen in this undated photo. Locals units of Ilam are demanding that the government terminate lease contract of tea gardens signed with private parties, alleging the latter of negelecting government-owned tea gardens. Photo: Bhim Chapagain/Republica

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