50 former bonded labourer families resettled

20 Dec 2016 Ferado

Kailali (NEPAL), Dec 20: As many as 50 freed ‘bonded labourer’ households have been resettled in the district after they were declared freed 16 years back.

The government had provided Rs 355,000 to each family for purchasing land and constructing houses for their resettlement, said District Land Reforms office chief Laxman Bahadur Kathayat.

He further shared that about 7,500 such families were already resettled in the district out of the 8,910 families officially recorded as freed bonded laboures in the district.

The land reform office, Kailali has stated that about Rs 370 million was released to resettle the 1,300 freed bonded labouer families in this year in the district.