Nepal’s Villagers wait for repairs for age old Hulaki Rajmarga (Postal Highway)


Al Jazeera’s Subina Shrestha explores the deplorable state of the postal highway in Nepal. Built in the 1940’s by Juddha Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana & Padma Shumsher Jung Bahadur Rana it serves as a historical relevance to the development of our current society. Also known as Hulaki Rajmarga, it runs 1700 km through Terai near the Indian border. From Bhadrapur in the east and Dodhara in the west, it moves through the entire width of the country. Constructed during the reign of Rana’s, it was supposed to benefit and provide sustenance across the country.

Deplorable state hulaki rajmarga

As the ego of party representatives in the Government shadow the negligence to numerous of these pre-existing establishments. They have failed to provide convenience to the people through repairs they sincerely require and often cost less than building new ones.

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