Dhangadhi: In a notable migration of Nepali citizens, over 2,000 individuals have made their way back home through the three primary checkpoints situated in the Far West region on this Wednesday. This surge of returnees, totaling 2,132 Nepalis, comprises individuals who have traveled from various cities in India via the border crossings located in the Sudurpaschim Province.
A significant number of these returning individuals are comprised of laborers and students who had ventured to different cities in India in search of work and education. With the onset of the festive season, they have chosen to reunite with their homeland.
According to statistics from the Provincial Emergency Operations Center in Dhangadhi, the largest contingent, consisting of 1,350 Nepali nationals, entered the Far West through the Gaddachouki checkpoint located in Kanchanpur on this Wednesday. Additionally, 772 more individuals returned via the Gauriphanta border in Kailali, and an additional 10 crossed through the Julaghat border in Baitadi.
It is worth noting that the number of individuals returning to Nepal through various checkpoints within the province has been on the rise, indicating a significant trend in the recent period. This substantial repatriation of Nepali nationals is seen as a positive development, fostering a sense of unity and togetherness, especially during the festive season.