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.
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: