Supreme Court orders demolishing illegal structures around Fewa Lake

Published On: April 29, 2018 05:16 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, April 29: The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered to demolish the illegal structures around Fewa Lake on Sunday.

A joint bench of Justice Sapana Pradhan Malla and Justice Om Prakash Mishra ordered to demolish the illegal structures around the Fewa Lake. Structures built legally around the Lake will be compensated before demolishing them and those built illegally will be torn down without compensation. The SC has also ordered to make necessary preparations to declare the Fewa Lake a World Heritage Site. 

The SC has ordered the government to form a high-level probe committee and submit the report of the case within two months. 

Read our series on Fewa Lake encroachment:

Noted hoteliers lead Fewa encroachment: Probe panel

CIAA concerned over Fewa Lake land encroachment

Sedimentation threat for Fewa Lake

1,692 ropani encroached at Fewa in 40 yrs: OAG report

Govt body says no permit given for Shakya’s Fewa resort

Fewa shrinking draws govt notice

Water Front Resort operating while writ petition is subjudice in Supreme Court

Fewa lake shrank from 10 to 4.2 sq km in 46 yrs

Fewa will 'disappear' in 287 years 

‘The government should demolish all illegal structures around Fewa Lake without delay’

16 km foot trail around Fewa lake in making





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