His Majesty The King granted landKiduto 6,718 households including those who were eligible for land substitution in Zhemgang on 16th September 2014 in Zhemgang
The Kidu is 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.On 17th, His Majesty visited the schools in Zhemgang.
On the 18th, His Majesty visited Tali Shedra and travel to Buli, meeting people along the way. While in Buli, His Majesty will also visit the school and Buli Lhakhang.
His Majesty is on a tour of the central regions of the country.