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Indigenous peoples force government withdraw Guthi Bill

Wednesday 10 July, 2019  |  Law and Human Rights  |   Publisher: Indigenous Voice

Indigenous peoples force government withdraw Guthi Bill

On June 26, 2019, after over a month of continuous and massive movements by Indigenous Peoples, especially by Newar Peoples in Kathmandu Valley, the Nepalese government finally was forced to withdraw the Guthi Bill. This Bill would have permitted the regulation of customary land trusts in the National Assembly, the supreme legislative body of Nepal.

On April 29, Minister of Land Management, Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation Padam Kumari Aryal had introduced the Guthi Bill at the Upper House stating the government’s aim to regulate all religious sites and to nationalize centuries-old Guthi (both…...Read More

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Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Kirat community observes 'Ubhauli' festival

Sunday 05 June, 2016 | Publisher:Indigenous Voice

People from different Kirat community-namely Sunuwar, Rai, Limbu and Yakkha in traditional attires observed Ubhauli at Tundikhel, Kathmandu on Saturday. Ubhauli festival is observed during Baisakha Purnima (full moon day in…...Read More

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