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His Majesty grants land Kidu to more than 3,000 people in Haa


Mar 30, 2013

HmLandKidu-HaaHis Majesty the King has granted Land Kidu to 3,173 thram-holders in Haa Dzongkhag whose cases were submitted after the completion of the National Cadastral Resurvey.

The beneficiaries faced several land problems like excess land, construction of houses and lhakhangs, cultivation on state land, and the omission of thram from records, as was highlighted by the Resurvey.

The National Cadastral Resurvey was initiated in 2007 upon the Command of His Majesty the King, to resolve all existing land issues once and for all, by carrying out an accurate, all-encompassing survey of the entire country.

[pullquote]I am handing over this land to you with the hope that you will protect it, make the best of it and use it to benefit the lives of your children.”

 His Majesty the King
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His Majesty said to the representatives of the thram-holders that land is of utmost importance to the people because it is a family heirloom, that it is something that gives people roots and a sense of belonging, and enables them to improve their lives.

His Majesty commanded the representatives to convey to the beneficiaries the importance of protecting their land.

“I am handing over this land to you with the hope that you will protect it, make the best of it and use it to benefit the lives of your children,” His Majesty said.Hm-LandKidu-Haa.

His Majesty also encouraged the people to participate in the upcoming elections: “In the last elections, the voter turnout was close to 80 percent. This time, you must make sure to do even better than that. You vote only once in five years, do not waste this opportunity.”

His Majesty granted tokha to the people, and spent the afternoon interacting with them.

His Majesty the King accompanied by Her Majesty the Gyaltsuen, arrived in Haa on 29th March. Their Majesties visited the Jamphel and the Gongzim Ugyen Dorji Higher Secondary Schools in Haa.

His Majesty also granted audiences to individuals seeking Kidu, and granted the Gyalpoi Tozey, Census, and other Kidus.

 

 

 

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