The security bodies are found active in rescuing migrant Nepali workers who are stranded at India-Nepal border in the wake of the extended lockdown in both countries.
The security bodies have worked together with local levels to this end. According to COVID-19 focal person of Kanchanpur, Siddharaj Bhatta, nearly 600 new entrants were kept in quarantines after their health check in a week.
He added that about 150 persons were rescued today itself from different border points while they were entering Nepal via clandestine ways.
Even the swab was collected from 95 persons, reaching at Chadani-Dodhara border areas.
Similarly, spokesperson at the District Police Office, DSP Rabindra Poudel, said a total of 278 Nepalis were rescued from Chandani- Dodhara area and kept at Bhimduttanagar based Baijnath School’s quarantine.
A large number of Nepali workers are still desperately waiting for their return to home back as they lost jobs due to COVID-19 outbreak.
Bhimduttanagar Municipality Mayor Surendra Bista shared that they were planning to manage quarantine facilities to those who have arrived at no man’s land to enter home lately.
Source: National News Agency