Hundreds of Nepali citizens who were stranded across the border in various places of India have been brought to their homeland, Nepal. According to Lalit Kumar Basnet, assistant Chief District Officer for Parsa, about 200 people have been ‘rescued’ in this group. He further explained that still there are about 350 people near the Raxaul border.
Rescued citizens will be sent to their respective districts after some procedures. The residents of Parsa and Kathmandu are to be kept in different quarantine camps in Birgunj that has already been set up. At the same time, 204 Nepalese were rescued from the Jogbani border point of Biratnagar in Morang. Those rescued people, who came from India are being held at a holding station in DAV School of Biratnagar-13.
All the rescued people will be sent to their local quarantine centers after a general check-up and description. After that, the local centers will be tested and sent back to their homes or quarantine according to procedures and policy.