Chhaugoth demolition drive gathers pace

December 21, 2020 12:05 pm

DOTI, Dec 21: The drive to demolish Chhaugoth – an outdoor shed where women or girls are kept during menstruation - has resumed to put an end to the deep-rooted social taboo in the Sudurpaschim Province.

SUR BAHER, July 22: Israeli forces began demolishing buildings near a military barrier on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, in the face of Palestinian protests and international criticism.

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The Supreme Court has stayed the decision of Kathmandu Metropolitan City to demolish the historic Bag Durbar to develop a new building.

KATHMANDU, July 17: The Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has stepped up its preparation to demolish the historical Haribhawan within a week.

KANCHANPUR, Nov 17 : A herd of wild tuskers demolished five houses of the families who have been residing at Tarapur camp of the Kanchanpur-based Shuklaphanta National Park.

Various studies show that locals have encroached upon Fewa Lake, but the government has not taken any measure to save the lake. Physical structures have already been built on the encroached area of the lake. Republica’s Pokhara correspondent Santosh Pokharel interviewed key stakeholders in Pokhara about the encroachment. Excerpts: so

GAINGHAT (Udayapur), Jan 19: The local authorities demolished dams built at the Dwara riverside of Beltar Basaha Municipality – 2 with the purpose of encroaching upon public land.