Motihari: Due to the upcoming federal and state elections in Nepal on November 20, security has been increased along the Bihar-Nepal border. A special investigation campaign is underway to prevent the infiltration of arms, counterfeit notes, drugs, narcotics, liquor smuggling, and criminal-anti-social elements. The monitoring and checking of people and vehicles crossing the open border has been increased. The Nepal Armed Police Force and the Nepal Police Dog Squad are also involved in the investigation.
Apart from pedestrians, two-wheelers, four-wheelers, rickshaws, e-rickshaws, tempos, tongas, and so on are constantly checked at various locations such as Shankaracharya Gate, Indian and Nepali Custom Area, Maitri Bridge, and Chhoti Sirisia.
Apart from pedestrians, two-wheelers, four-wheelers, rickshaws, e-rickshaws, tempos, tongas, and other vehicles are being checked at various locations, including Shankaracharya Gate, Indian and Nepali Custom Area, Maitri Bridge, and Chhoti Sirisia, which is located between Raxaul and Veerganj. Is. Both India and Nepal are jointly guarding the border. The suspects’ identity cards and belongings are being scrutinized.
The Nepal Home Ministry’s spokesperson, Phanindramani Pokharel, and the Nepal Election Commission’s Commissioner, Dinesh Kumar Thapliyal, have issued several instructions to ensure peaceful elections. In addition, India has been urged to be vigilant in the border area.
According to Virganj (Parsa) SP Ramesh Kumar Basnet and DM Umesh Dhakal, an alert has been issued on the border regarding the alleged intention. Rural roads, in addition to main roads, are being closely monitored. Checkpoints have also been established in various areas. APF and SSB are said to be ready on both sides of the border.
According to official sources, polling booths along the border in Nepal’s Parsa and Bara districts have been designated as extremely sensitive. A total of 3300 security personnel, including Nepal Police, Nepal Armed Police Force, and Miadi Police, have been deployed for this purpose.