Jhulaghat border crossing point in Baitadi to remain closed from this evening

BAITADI: The Jhulaghat transit point along the Nepal-India border in Baitadi district is to remain closed from this evening in view of the Lok Sabha election in Uttarakhand of India.

Baitadi’s Chief District Officer Bhimkant Sharma has said Jhulaghat will remain shut from 6 pm Tuesday until 7 pm on April 19 considering the Lok Sabha polls in Uttarakhand State in India. The election has been scheduled to take place on April 19.

However, in case of emergencies, the border can be reopened through a mutual agreement during the official closure. There is a practice for closing the transit points during an election in the neighboring country.



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