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Indo-Nepal Border Road rides roughshod on Uttar Pradesh wildlife habitat

Updated : May 30, 2019 08:37 AM IST

The upcoming Indo-Nepal Border Road could fragment tiger reserves and wildlife sanctuaries, unless the road alignment is revised.
The construction of the road outside the protected areas has started even as approvals from the forest department and wildlife board remain pending.
The road falls in Seismic Zone IV and the four rivers that flow through the project area get flooded every monsoon.
Indo-Nepal Border Road rides roughshod on Uttar Pradesh wildlife habitat

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