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NRNA to pursue legal remedy over Baluwatar land

File: Kumar Panta

Kathmandu, February 9

The Non-Resident Nepali Association has said it will pursue a legal remedy against the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority, which has indicted it among 65 persons and organisations demanding that the land they own in Baluwatar of Kathmandu be returned to the government.

After concluding that several government officials and the land mafia worked in cahoots to transfer the government land to private individuals’ names, the anti-corruption constitutional body has filed a case against 175 persons and organisations including those 65.

But the NRNA claims it paid the money to purchase the land to build its central office, hence it should be allowed to use the land.

A meeting of the organisation’s officials on Saturday commissioned a high-level team to pursue the legal remedy, according to its president Kumar Panta. The organisation’s treasurer Mahesh Shrestha leads the committee comprising Dil Gurung from Germany and NRNA executive officer Hemanta Dawadi as members.

Likewise, the NRNA has also decided to request the government to let it use the land as it is a ‘social’ organisation, Panta informs.

 


Published on February 9th, Sunday, 2020 11:58 AM


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