Nepal farmers growing sugarcane on no man’s land bordering UP

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Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh: Nepal farmers are found growing sugarcane near the international border near Gauriphanta in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri region.

According to the news report published in The Times Of India, Indian officials said Nepal nationals have been farming on no man’s land between the territories of the two countries. Manoj Sonkar, deputy director, Dudhwa Tiger Reserve said, “We have noticed the farming activities by the Nepal nationals on the no man’s land on the edge of the forests of Dudhwa. We have told the SSB and the district magistrate. Indian officials have spoken to their Nepal counterparts about the latest encroachment.”

“The problem had surfaced earlier in June and we had settled the issue after discussing without the officials in Nepal then. We have told the SSB and the district magistrate. Indian officials have spoken to their Nepal counterparts about the latest encroachment.” he further added.

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