[Show all top banners]


More by cybernepali
What people are reading
[Total Subscribers 4]


Mr. D


Tyo Din
:: Subscribe
Back to: Kurakani General Refresh page to view new replies
 Former president Ram B. Yadav about to be removed by landlord for unpaid rent
SAVE! for ease of future access.
Posted on 06-20-16 1:33 PM     Reply [Subscribe]
Login in to Rate this Post:     0       ?    

Nepal: Landlord moves court to evict former president Ram Baran Yadav

The Nepal government was irregular in the payment of Rs 1,60,000-a-month rent as there is no provision for the housing rent of retired officials to go beyond Rs 35,000.

Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu | Updated: June 20, 2016 4:05 pm

nepal, nepal constitution, secular nepal, nepal new constitution, nepalese, nepal secular, latest newsFormer Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav displays the Constitution in 2015, a couple of week before his retirement. (Source: AP)

Ram Baran Yadav remained head of the state – first President of Republic Nepal – for nearly seven years, against the stipulated two years term. The transition that got prolonged, and failure of the political parties to deliver the new constitution by 2010, gave Yadav the extended lease of life.

He bowed out of office following the election of his successor in October, couple of weeks after the new constitution was delivered in 2015, overruling reservation from Yadav, and protests from a section of the Madhes centric parties. Yadav has been quiet about the content of the new constitution ever since, but is in the news, for a weird reason that has triggered debate in the country.

He was provided accommodation in a rented house that cost the state exchequer around Rs 1,60,000 a month. It was a locality he chose since his daughter lives close by, and he likes the house. But soon after, the government was not very regular in paying the rent ‘as there is no provision for payment of housing rent for retired officials beyond Rs 35,000.”

The land lord has now moved the court to have it vacated leaving the government with two options – either clear all arrears, and sign a deal promising regular payment in future, or amend the law and provide him with a new accommodation. A failure will lead to the first head of the Republic Nepal being thrown on the street.

This is not the first time that people symbolising Nepal’s switch to Republic from a constitutional monarchy eight years ago are feeling humiliated, exposing how haphazard and hurried the switch was. Paramanand Jha who was the Vice President during Yadav’s tenure as the President left the main official celebration in a huff, feeling ‘insulted’ on May 28 when he found that there was no chair available for him. He has also asked the government to withdraw his security guards as they are getting no facilities from the state, and as a result, he is meeting their personal expenses. Jha is however, lucky compared to his boss, as he has his own house in Kathmandu and does not have to face the wrath of a landlord.


Please Log in! to be able to reply! If you don't have a login, please register here.



Within last 30 days
Recommended Popular Threads Controvertial Threads
What stocks to buy -- Any recommendation
मलाई ब्रेड खायो कि सारै पाद आउछ..
5 questions to ask your friends who plan to get the Covid vaccine
is Rato Bangala school cheating?
मेरो ढुक्कुर सानो छ :(
When the news is bought for by vaccine corporations
Sajha Poll: Who is underwear ko avatar?
Beneddict please accept it
Sajha Poll: सझाको एड्मिनले विलि-निलि कथाकारहरुको पोस्ट डिलिट गर्न उचित छ? (कन्टेक्स्टः एड्मिन ज्युले मेरो 'जब लोगेनेले बेनिडिकलाई पछाडीबाट दियो' नामक कथाको सिरिजनै डिलिट हान्दिनु भएछ)
इन्दिरा जोशीको चिन्ता लौच
My new immigration prediction coming soon folks
काखी मा घुँडो
nepali kt pattaune idea.
Lets talk about Underwear!!
sarai chada vaye keti haru
Is it any use re- registering for TPS?
The Great Himalayan Cable Car
What is the best video game you have played?
Premier League Discussions
Lots of Nepali girls married to white n black dudes
sarai chada vaye keti haru
is Rato Bangala school cheating?
NOTE: The opinions here represent the opinions of the individual posters, and not of Sajha.com. It is not possible for sajha.com to monitor all the postings, since sajha.com merely seeks to provide a cyber location for discussing ideas and concerns related to Nepal and the Nepalis. Please send an email to admin@sajha.com using a valid email address if you want any posting to be considered for deletion. Your request will be handled on a one to one basis. Sajha.com is a service please don't abuse it. - Thanks.

Sajha.com Privacy Policy

Like us in Facebook!

↑ Back to Top
free counters