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Construction of Madan Bhandari Highway via Chure worsens the fragile zone, a report says

The 1200-km under construction highway, which will traverse the Chure range, fails to consider the region’s geology and possible environmental damage, including serious impacts on the ecology and people of Tarai. Construction of Madan Bhandari Highway via Chure worsens the fragile zone, a report says
Any kind of construction in the Chure range will be ecologically disastrous. The region serves as a lifeline for the people in the Tarai, as it plays a crucial part in recharging groundwater. Post File Photo
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Chandan Kumar Mandal
Published at : January 10, 2020
Updated at : January 10, 2020 18:35
Kathmandu

Chandan Kumar Mandal

Chandan Kumar Mandal is the environment and migration reporter for The Kathmandu Post, covering labour migration and governance, as well as climate change, natural disasters, and wildlife.


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