Jhulaghat transit point to be closed from Tuesday

Published On: April 14, 2024 10:00 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

BAITADI, April 14: The Jhulaghat border crossing point with India will be closed from Tuesday. The border transit point is going to be closed in view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in India, said Chief District Officer of Baitadi, Bhimkant Sharma.

Parliamentary elections are going to be held in neighbouring Uttarakhand state of India on April 19. In view of the election, the Jhulaghat checkpoint will be closed from 7PM on April 16 to 7PM on April 19.

It is said that the transit point is being closed due to security concerns. However, it can be opened for emergency reasons based on mutual agreement.

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