MAHENDRANAGER, Dec 1: As many as 2,473 families displaced during the expansion of the Shuklaphanta National Park (SNP) in Kanchanpur district have been waiting for a permanent solution to their pressing problem - lack of legally registered houses.

CHITWAN, June 3: There is a small settlement of indigenous Bhujel community in the forest area of Gaidakot Municipality-3 of Nawalpur. Altogether eight households live in this area while others are scattered across the country. Twenty-two years ago, landslide displaced these families from their original settlements in Chipchipe-8 of Tanahun.