Friday, 18 June, 2021

People leaving Kathmandu on the rise (Photo Feature)

Image: Sujan Gurung

By TRN Online, Kathmandu, Mar. 20:   The possible threat of COVID-19 infection has increased the number of people leaving Kathmandu Valley.

After the government, on March 18, Wednesday, directed to close all the educational institutions and postponed all national level examinations until April 12, the number of people leaving the valley has accelerated.

The Traffic Police Office informed that around 300,000 people had left the valley from Tuesday to Wednesday.

The office said that 295, 521 people left the valley in the last three days. According to the office, the number had increased after the government prohibited crowding of more than 25 people and operation of all the educational institutions.  

Pictures: Sujan Gurung