Kathmandu, Dec 19: Civic activists have called for a civic rebellion to exert pressure on the government to bring the public land occupied by and registered in the name of individuals back to state ownership. The activists made such a call in a Bhandafor (expose) program organized by the Struggle Committee for Protection of Public and Guthi Land in the capital on Friday.

Kathmandu, Dec 19: Civic activists have called for a civic rebellion to exert pressure on the government to bring the public land occupied by and registered in the name of individuals back to state ownership. The activists made such a call in a Bhandafor (expose) program organized by the Struggle Committee for Protection of Public and Guthi Land in the capital on Friday.

PYUTHAN, June 13: Swargadwari Ashram, which has already lost about 1000 bigaha of land, is likely to lose the remaining 1,050 bigaha if the Guthi bill tabled at the National Assembly gets parliamentary nod.

KATHMANDU, June 3: Smelling a rat in the proposal sent by the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation (MoLMCPA) to bring the Lalita Niwas land under government ownership, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has returned the proposal back for revision.

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Stand tough against land mafias

April 28, 2019 02:30 am

The glaring government apathy toward rising cases of public land grab and encroachment is deplorable. Such cases are being reported with troubling frequency. Republica reported about Lalita Niwas scandal.

DHARAN, April 15: Even though the government had already relocated the families from Surdu Watershed area which is the prime source of water supply for Dharan, it has been found that hundreds of Bighas of land in the watershed area have already been captured by various individuals.

KATHMANDU, April 12: Kamal Thapa, chairperson of Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP), has accused influential leaders of the ruling party of being involved in occupying public land with the help of land mafia.

DHARAN, March 23: Locals have accused land mafia occupying land belonging to the Sardu Watershed Area and illegal selling the land.

BANKE, March 19:  The police have arrested eight government employees on the charge of assisting the land mafia in transferring the public land to individual's ownership.

DHARAN, Oct 23: A 39 bigha (6.26 hectares) stretch of land in Barahakshetra Municipality-2, Sunsari district was surveyed some five decades ago. Back then, the survey measurements were recorded in the field book but no land ownership certificate was provided because of a conflicting claim. Taking advantage of the lack of ownership certificate, the so-called land mafia is currently fighting tooth and nail to capture the land, it has come to light.