January 5, 2020 01:11 PM NPT
NIJGADH, Jan 5: Supervision and monitoring of bordering areas encroached by India in Bara district has been carried out. A team comprising representatives from Foreign Ministry, Defense Ministry, Nepal Army, Nepal Police and District Administration Office carried out the supervision and monitoring of bordering areas and no man's land in the district.
There is 464 kilometers open border with India in eights districts of State-2: 60 kilometers in Bara, 51 kilometers in Sarlahi, 32 kilometers in Rautahat, 107 kilometers in Parsa, 38 kilometers in Mahottari, 41 kilometers in Dhanusha, 57 kilometers in Siraha and 78 kilometers in Saptari district.
Border with India is found encroached as well as small and big pillars getting lost in the area day by day. Chief District Officer of Bara, Phanindra Mani Pokharel, said that onsite supervision and monitoring of border pillars were carried out at Martihawa and Musarwa of Bara.
The team comprises Joint-Secretary of Foreign Ministry, Yagya Bahadur Hamal, Joint-Secretary at the Defense Ministry, Yagya Prasad Bhattarai, CDO Pokharel, and Superintendent of Armed Police Force, Prakash Thapa, among others.