The elections of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will held on 15th February, Due to the security measures the Indo-Nepal border points in Nepal’s Kanchanpur district will remain closed police said on Monday.
The second phase of Uttar Pradesh assembly poll will be held on February 15. The assembly polls in Uttarakhand are also scheduled on the same day.
The western points Gaddachauki and Bhramadev have been closed since last evening. The Dodhara Chandani and Belauri points will also be sealed.
Indo-Nepal checkpoints in Beldandi and Tribhuvan Basti will remain closed from Tuesday evening and they will reopen after 17:00 pm on the election day, Kanchanpur’s Deputy Superintendent of Police Nainsingh Karki said.
This is a common practice the states follow for the security purpose so the people do not need to feel amused.