Nepal Border Open after 5 Months

Indo-Nepal Joint Commission meets after 23 years
  • The Raxaul-Birgunj checkpost that accounts for more than two-third supply of goods between India and Nepal is back in business after a gap of five months.
  • Vehicles carrying goods found their entry smoothly into Nepal.
  • “We hope that this will lead to restoration of business and movement from both sides to normal level,” Keshab Bhandari, Assistant District Chief of Paras District said.
  • The blockade that resulted in acute crisis of fuel and other essential commodities, including life-saving medicines, in Nepal had visibly fuelled anti-India feelings in the Himalayan nation.