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Amid tension with India, Nepal restarts work on border road after 12 years to facilitate trade with China


New Delhi: The Nepalese government has restarted work on the 130-km long Darchula-Tinkar road project in Darchula district after 12 years. As per the sources, the road project which was sanctioned in 2008 to facilitate Nepal-China border trade through Tinkar Pass could not be finished due to harsh terrain and harsh weather conditions.

Around 50 km of the road for this project runs parallel with the Indian border along with Uttarakhand, reported ToI and with sources confirming that the Nepal government has decided to deploy its Army to complete the remaining portion of the road.


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