Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Govt forms Land Reform Commission

The government has formed high-level Land Reform Commission headed by Haribol Gajurel, a Maoist leader.

A meeting of the Council of Ministers today decided to form the seven-member commission.

According to government spokesperson and communication minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara, the coalition partners will have one member each in the commission and one member will be from the National Land Rights Forum, which had staged days of protest in Kathmandu demanding a high-level commission to address the problems of landless people

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