Khalanga suspension bridge to remain closed for 48 hrs
DARCHULA: The suspension bridge over Mahakali river linking Nepal and India will remain closed for 48 hours from 5:00 pm today due to elections in Pithoragarh, India.
According to Darchula District Administration Office, the district officer of Pithoragarh informed about the closure of the bridge located in Khalanga along the borders for 48 hours due to elections of the Dharchula Municipality Council in India.
The local level elections in Pithoragarh district of India is taking place on November 18.
Likewise, Chief District Officer of Darchula, Khumkant Acharya, said that agreement has been made to close the bridge for 48 hours citing security challenges.