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Landslips halt in Bhimphedi-Kulekhani, Kanti Highway


MAKWANPUR:- Vehicular movement along Kathmandu-Hetauda has been disrupted today as the landslides occurred at Deurali and Chisapanigadhi in Bhimphedi Rural Municipality, Bhimphedi Area Police Office said.
Police Inspector Ram Balak Raya said that technicians have been deployed along with the equipments to clear the debris following the landslides.
Likewise, the traffic along the Kanti Highway was halted from early morning today as landslips occurred in seven different locations in the highway following the heavy rainfall since Wednesday evening, the District Police Office, Makawanpur said.
The landslips have occurred in different areas of Ghattekhola, Jitpur Bhanjyang and Thingan.
Chief District Officer of Makawanpur Dipak Nepal said that dozers and teams of technicians have been sent to resume the traffic by clearing the landslides till Friday afternoon.
Stressing the need of bringing its territory back on the basis of talks and discussion, Adhikari said Nepal needs to ensure its presence in the area by sending back the Indian Army from Kalapani.
Shekhar Kumar Singh of Rastriya Janata Party said Nepalis living in Tarai area of the country are the security personnel fighting in the frontline for the border security. He expressed the belief that the government should move ahead to resolve border problem by taking all Nepalis in confidence.
“Prime Minister has brought all political parties into confidence in the national issues and he would get success after bringing the encroached land back during his term.”
He further said there would be strong support of Madheshi parties to the government on the issue of nationality.
Likewise, Pramila Kumari of Samajbadi Party supported the government for issuing new map by incorporating the encroached land and suggested to bring the land back by holding diplomatic dialogue.

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