Nepal Stops Road Construction In No Man's Land After Prompt Intervention By Pilibhit District Magistrate

Nepal Stops Road Construction In No Man's Land After Prompt Intervention By Pilibhit District MagistrateIndia-Nepal Border (Representative Image)

In a positive development, Nepalese authorities have stopped the road construction activity in the no-man's land at the Indo-Nepal border in Uttar Pradesh (UP)'s Pilibhit district, reports Times of India.

As per details made public by Pilibhit's District Magistrate (DM) Vaibhav Srivastava, the Nepalese authorities have assured that the work being pursued by them near Pillar No. 38 in the district's Hazara area would be stopped.

The development comes as upon receiving information about the road construction, Srivastava, Superintendent of Police (SP) Jayaprakash and Deputy Inspector General (DIG) HNS Bisht had reached out to the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), upon which all of them visited the border.

“We felt that there was some construction going on at the no man’s land but Nepalese authorities have assured us that it would come to a stop,” Srivastava said.

The border pillars have been identified by the survey teams of both the nations who will be taking up the building of pillars as soon as possible with the help of survey teams.