Fewa Lake's boundary determined; area measures 5.726 square km

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The Gandaki Province authorities has unveiled the caller measurement of the Fewa Lake, according to which, the water measures 5.726 quadrate kilometres (i.e. 11, 255 ropani 11 aana 1 paisa).

The gathering of national government’s assembly of ministers connected February 23 this twelvemonth had endorsed the measurement presented by the Fewa Lake Boundary Demarcation Committee, informed committee coordinator Punya Prasad Poudel.

As per the caller demarcation, the periphery of Fewa Lake has been determined 18 kilometres. It sprawls crossed Damsite successful its east, Morebagar successful its west, Kharpaudi-Chankhapur successful its northbound and Chisapani Raniban successful its south. 

On February 14, Gandaki Province Chief Minister Prithvi Subba Gurung had submitted a study to Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli. 

Fewa Lake is 1 among the 9 water clusters successful Pokhara that were nominated arsenic the 10th Ramsar tract successful Nepal successful 2016. The water is the large earthy landmark of Pokhara, besides known arsenic the ‘Lake City’.

It is said that the lake, once-upon-a-time, was truthful cleanable that it utilized to bespeak magnificent representation of Mt Machhapuchhare successful its pristine water. But, specified a majestic water has been shrinking owed to accelerated urbanization, unchecked encroachment and erosion among others, causing wide concerns among the locals and authorities including the Supreme Court. 

The highest tribunal successful the state had issued bid to the authorities for the conservation of Fewa Lake.

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