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1,500 stranded Nepali workers go back home via India-Nepal border

ANI
Published : May 26, 2020, 9:49 am IST
Updated : May 26, 2020, 9:49 am IST

These guest workers had raised slogans against Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.

Stranded Nepalis go back home. (ANI)
 Stranded Nepalis go back home. (ANI)

Champawat: Around 1,500 Nepali citizens stranded in India due to coronavirus induced lockdown returned to the Himalayan nation through India-Nepal border at Banbasa here on Monday.

"Around 1,500 citizens of Nepal crossed the border today. They had come here from different parts of India," said Lokeshwar Singh, Superintendent of Police (SP), Champawat.

 

This comes days after hundreds of stranded Nepali guest workers gathered in Champawat district to protest against the Nepal government. These guest workers raised slogans against Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli and urged the government of the neighbouring country to take them back.

Tags: india-nepal border, covid-19 nepal, nepal migrant workers
Location: India, Uttarakhand, Dehradun