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Encroachments into no man`s land on Indo-Nepal border

Last Updated: Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 12:18

Maharajganj (UP): A number of Nepalese
citizens have encroached into the no man`s land on the porous
Indo-Nepal border, an SSB official said here on Saturday.

They have been constructing houses and carrying on
farming while a market has also come up on the Nepalese side
of the no man`s land near Behrahwa, Shashashtra Seema Bal
official Lalit Kumar said.

The SSB personnel, after a spot verification, found that
encroachment was on from that side of the border and has
informed the Nepalese authorities about it.

The matter was discussed at a high-level coordination
committee meeting held in Sonauli border.

Nepalese authorities have assured their Indian
counterparts that a joint survey would be conducted and action
taken to remove the encroachments.

Bureau Report

First Published: Saturday, October 17, 2009 - 12:18

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