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Uttarakhand: Indo-Nepal border along Dharchula to Khatima to remain closed for 68 hours from April 9

The meeting was commenced in NHPC Guest House in Champawat and pronounced that the border will remain completely sealed from the midnight of April 9 to April 11 till 8 pm.

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Dehradun Published on: April 01, 2019 13:23 IST
 Indo-Nepal border to remain close in the light of ensuing
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 Indo-Nepal border to remain close in the light of ensuing Lok Sabha elections (Representational Image)

 

India-Nepal coordination committee has decided to shut the border area along Dharchula to Khatima in the light of ensuing Lok Sabha elections during a meeting, the officials said.

"The meeting was commenced in NHPC Guest House in Champawat and pronounced that the border will remain completely sealed from the midnight of April 9 to April 11 till 8 pm (68 hours)," District Magistrate Champawat RS Chauhan said on Sunday.

However, the decision will not be applicable to foreign tourists (third country) and patients, the officers said.

India and Nepal shares approximately 300 kilometres border from Dharchula to Khatima in Uttarakhand State

Uttarakhand will go to polls for its five parliamentary constituencies on April 11.

(With ANI Inputs) 

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