A writ has been registered at Supreme Court on August 16 against the government decision to provide Rs 200,000 each to disqualified Maoist combatant stating that the decision not being lawful.
The writ was lodged by conflict victim Gyanendra Raj Raran of Puranagaun-5, Ramechhap along with 129 people. Prime Minister and cabinet ministry is made defendant. The writ lodged states that government decision on providing fund to those disqualified combatant is totally unlawful.
“The government’s decision on providing fund to 408 disqualified ex-Maoist combatant is unlawful and It will be against the balance principle”, the writ stated.
The point no 19 of the budget on financial year 2016/17 included a provision of providing Rs 200,000 each to disqualified ex-Maoist combatant.