Monday, 24th November 2014

Migrant workers making beeline at Gaddachauki for exit


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The number of people leaving for India in search of work through the Gadda Chauki transit point on the western border of the country has been increasing day by day.

A large number of people are leaving for India after finishing sowing wheat and voting in the Constituent Assembly election on November 19.

Dharmaraj Awasthi, Sub Inspector at the Ilaka Police Office, Gadda Chauki, said that 800 to a thousand people are exiting the country through this checkpoint daily.

He said 11 thousand people have left for India via this transit point since the conclusion of the Constituent Assembly election.

Most of those leaving the country are seasonal migrant workers from Dadeldhura, Baitadi, Doti, Bajura, Achham, Bajhang, Kailali and Kanchanpur districts of the Far-west development region and Kalikot, Banke, Bardiya, Jumla, Humla, Mugu, Dolpa and other hill districts of the Mid-west development region. RSS


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