Participants of Nepal-India Border Coordination Meeting held in Dharchula on Wednesday. (Photo: RSS)
DARCHULA: The Nepal-India Border Coordination Meeting held at the NHPC in Dharchula on Wednesday agreed to let the Mahakali river flow in its original course.
Earlier, there had been tension in the border area after India built a temporary dam to divert the flow of the Mahakali river towards Nepal.
Wednesday’s meeting agreed to remove the temporary dam with wire mesh and let the river follow the natural course.
Accordingly, the engineers of both countries are going to monitor the embankment being constructed by India.
Chief District Officer of Darchula Dirgharaj Upadhyay, Dambar Bista of Armed Police Force Darchula, Tarkaraj Pandey of Nepal Police and Karan Singh Dhami, acting Chief of Mahakali River Control Project represented Nepal and DM Reena Joshi, and SDM Dibesh Munni represented India in the meeting.