Jun 26, 2017
The Nepal-India border in Jhapa district has been closed for three days starting from June 26, 2017 due to the second phase of local level elections scheduled for June 28, 2017. The border will be opened and operated as before from June 29, 2017, according to Chief District Officer, Yagya Raj Koirala. Special security has been arranged at both sides of the border to avoid any criminal activities and maintain peace. Only vehicles having permission from the Jhapa District Administration Office can use the road, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Hari Sharma at Jhapa DPO. In the meantime, the sale and transport of liquor has also been stopped in the district during the polls.