His Majesty The King granted land kidu to 13,336 thram holders in Tashigang, resolving in 10 dzongkhags the longstanding land issues faced by the people, which were brought to light by the Nationwide The historic Cadastral exercise Resurvey. to resolve land issues that existed for decades in the country has In now Tashigang, reached its the midway recipients milestone. of the kidu are from 10 gewogs, 3 thromdes, and the remaining people in 5 gewogs whose land could not be surveyed earlier.
Including the kidu granted to people of 5 gewogs earlier, a total of 18,099 thram holders have received land kidu in Tashigang.
The land kidu exercise has been completed in Lhuntse, Monggar, Tashigang, Trashi Yangtse, Wangduephodrang, Bumthang, Haa, Dagana, Punakha and Trongsa. 76,531 thram holders in these 10 dzongkhags have received land kidu from His Majesty The King.
His Majesty The King told the representatives present to receive the kasho to convey the message from His Majesty to the people that His Majesty would continue to resolve any problems that they may still have.
His Majesty said that one of the greatest goals we have today is to empower the people – something closely related to land ownership.
“When people are able to live with dignity and pride, we will fulfill our national goals as envisioned by His Majesty the Fourth Druk Gyalpo,” His Majesty said.
His Majesty granted a tokha during which Their Majesties spoke to the people of Tashigang who had come to meet with their King and Queen.
Later in the day, His Majesty The King and Her Majesty The Gyaltsuen visited the Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Choling Lhakhang in Khapti, in Samkhar geog, where more than 2000 people had gathered to offer Tshogchang to Their Majesties.