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51 ropani land acquired for dry port near Nepal-China border

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RASUWA — Around 51 ropani land has been acquired for constructing a dry port in Rasuwa district, near the Nepal-China border.

According to Assistant Chief District Officer of Rasuwa, Deepak KC, a dry port will be constructed in Timure VDC and land acquisition for the same has been already carried out. Distribution of compensation to the landlords is afoot, he added.

The District Administration Office, Rasuwa has demanded Rs 480 million from the Ministry of Finance to provide compensation for the acquired land.

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Bakar-Eid being celebrated

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POKHARA — The Muslim people people are celebrating their grand festival, Bakar Eid, with much fanfare today.

The festival which is to be continued for three days from today is also known as ‘Eid-Ul-Juha’. The Muslim community considers this as a festival of devotion.

Ali Miya Literary Foundation, Pokhara Chairperson and religious preacher Hanif Miya informed that the festival marked the beginning with the recitation of Islam scripture Nawaz at Idgaha of Pokhara in the early morning today.

The Muslim people who are almost 10,000 in number in Pokhara alone are marking the festival with much excitement, he added.

The Muslims visit the mosques, offer prayers to Allah, perform the Namaj prayers and exchange greetings each others on the occasion.

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