Jhapa CDO directs to demolish road encroaching Nepali territory
Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 3, 2011
JHAPA, July 2:
The Chief District Officer of Jhapa Geha Nath Bhandari has directed concerned authorities to demolish the roadconstructed by the contractors of Bihar State of India encroaching Nepali territory at the Indo-Nepal border. Following the direction from CDO Bhandari, Indian contractor Juber Alam had ordered his people immediately to dismantle the 200 meter long road constructed along the border. The international law forbids construction of roads and buildings and to dig or plough at the International border areas.
The encroached part of the rural road constructed by the Khaniyabad Panchayat of Kishangunj district of Bihar at the no-mans-land situated at Khajurgachhi VDC-1 of the district which is some 90-kilometers away from Jhapa district headquarters Bhadrapur, has been dismantled. The road construction works has been halted after Phattepur based Indian Seema Surakshya Bal (SSB) commander L A Singh agreed CDO Bhandari’s suggestion to resume constructed only after demarcation of the no mans