Ahead of polls, Nepal to close liquors shops along Uttarakhand border

| Updated: Feb 08, 2017 23:58 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 8 (ANI): In the wake of the upcoming elections in Uttarakhand, Nepal has decided for the first time to close liquors shops along its border with Uttarakhand 48 hours before the polling. Champawat district administration held a meeting with Nepalese authorities in this connection recently. The state has a 275 km long border with the neighbouring country Nepal. Pithoragarh and Champawat districts have their eastern border with Nepal along river Kali. The border areas with Nepal are highly sensitive from security point of view. In view of this, the security of the borders has been further strengthened. (ANI)
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