Efforts on to open Martadi-Kolti road
The Nepali Army is working to help open the Martadi-Kolti road, which remains blocked for traffic for the past two months due to landslide. Head of Durgabhanjan battalion Dharmendra Bahadur Singh said the army has been mobilized to remove landslides and repair the roads after traffic was blocked from Kolti to Martadi along with the travelling of residents of Badimalika Municipality- 7.
This particular section of the road has been hit by continuous landslides since the onset of monsoon, causing problems for the travelers and the local residents. As a result, the vehicles plying on the Martadi-Kolti road remain stranded while those suffering the most are those requiring to travel for medical treatment outside the district. Meanwhile, the local residents of Ward No. 7 of the municipality have also joined the efforts in removing the landslide debris.