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India-Nepal border sealed for 72 hours

India-Nepal border sealed for 72 hours

The India-Nepal border has been closed for the fourth phase of voting for the Lok Sabha elections 2024 to be held on May 13, due to which traffic has come to a halt.

In view of the fourth phase of voting in the district on May 13 in view of the Lok Sabha elections, traffic on the India-Nepal international border has been closed and the border has been sealed on Friday. It will remain completely closed from 5 pm till the voting takes place on Monday evening, May 13. There will be no impact on emergency facilities during this period. The movement of vehicles connected to the service will continue smoothly. During this, SSB and police personnel were seen intensively checking people. Let us tell you that about 110 kilometers long open border with Nepal has emerged in the district.

There is daily movement of about one lakh people from Rupaidiha to Nepalganj and from Nepalganj to Rupaidiha in the border area on India-Nepal border. Due to sealing of the border, there was silence in Rupidha on Friday evening. Due to lack of crowd, there was a shortage of customers at the shops in the town. President of Uttar Pradesh Industry Trade Board Vijay Kumar Mittal, Treasurer Anil Aggarwal, General Secretary Sanjay Kumar say that due to closure of India-Nepal border, business worth lakhs of rupees is disrupted before voting.

From the border area, customers from neighboring friendly nation Nepal buy food items, clothes and everyday items which are cheaper in their budget. Special vigilance is being maintained by the police force and SSB in the border area. Commandant Ganga Singh Udawat said that an intensive investigation campaign is being conducted on the border by the soldiers posted in Rupaidiha, Assistant Commandant Saurabh Ranjan, Lady Inspector Anita Kumari, Assistant Sub Inspector Biplab Ghosh, etc.

DM Monica Rani said that keeping in mind the voting to be held on May 13, the border area of Nepal has been completely sealed from the evening of May 10 till the end of voting on May 13. He informed that for issuing passes in case of medical emergency during the sealed period, the Assistant Army Commander level representative nominated by the 42nd and 59th Corps of SSB Commandant has been entrusted with the responsibility of issuing passes to SDM Nanpara and Mihinpurwa and Police Area Officer for traveling for necessary work. Has been authorized for.

In view of the Lok Sabha elections, the police of most of the police stations including Matera and Dargah Sharif conducted a flag march with the personnel of Paramilitary Force, SSB etc. teams in the area and gave a feeling of security to the people. Said to take strict action against the unruly elements who create irregularities in the elections.

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