His Majesty grants land kidu

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His Majesty the King granted land Kidu to 6,718 house­holds in­clud­ing those who were el­i­gi­ble for land sub­sti­tu­tion in Zhem­gang last Tues­day. The Kidu is a part of His Majesty’s on­go­ing Land Re­form across the coun­try.

Ad­dress­ing the peo­ple from var­i­ous parts of Zhem­gang Dzongkhag, His Majesty said that land is cen­tral to the lives of the peo­ple be­cause land pro­vides se­cu­rity of in­her­i­tance, se­cu­rity of home, food se­cu­rity and se­cu­rity of well be­ing.

Land re­form was one of the first ini­tia­tives of His Majesty the King upon ac­ces­sion to the Golden Throne. His Majesty said dur­ing the 86th ses­sion of the Na­tional Assem­bly that the big­gest Kidu of the peo­ple of Bhutan was re­lated to land, and that His Majesty would per­son­ally visit the peo­ple in ev­ery Dzongkhag to re­solve any land re­lated Kidu.

Upon Royal Com­mand, the Na­tional Land Com­mis­sion car­ried out a Na­tion­wide Cadas­tral Resur­vey. The first land Kidu fol­low­ing the re-survey was granted in Lhuentse in 2009.

Dur­ing His Majesty’s visit to Zhem­gang, His Majesty and Her Majesty The Gyalt­suen of­fered

prayers at the Zhem­gang Dzong. His Majesty granted Tokha to the peo­ple of the Dzongkhag who of­fered Ku Sung Thugten Men­drel and Tshogchang to Their Majesties. Be­sides grant­ing au­di­ences to Dzongkhag of­fi­cials and gups, His Majesty also granted Kidu to 27 chil­dren and 25 el­derly cit­i­zens from Zhem­gang Dzongkhag.

Later in the af­ter­noon, Their Majesties vis­ited Zhem­gang town.

His Majesty vis­ited schools in Zhem­gang.and on the 18th, His Majesty vis­ited Tali She­dra and travel to Buli, meet­ing peo­ple along the way.

While in Buli, His Majesty also vis­ited the school and Buli Lhakhang.

Their Majesties are on tour of the cen­tral re­gions of the coun­try.

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