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13 Years On, Owner Awaiting Return of Seized Land


Rukum / December 21

Gopal Prasad Sharma, 58 of Kholagaun4 has complained that UCPN-M has not returned his seized land though it elapsed 13 years.


Sharma has urged INSEC to help in returning his seized land on December 21.


According to Nepali Congress Rukum District Committee member Tek Bahadur Nepali, 3.5 ropanis of land belonging to Sharma in Kholagaun9 is still under the seizure of UCPN-M. Following the seizure of land, the Maoists had poured acid on both eyes of Sharma on July 27, 1998. As a result, Sharma lost his eyesight since then.


The then Maoist Village People's Government chief, Shyam Lal Dami has been cultivating the seized land so far.


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