Over one million people have left Kathmandu valley for dashain

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Kathmandu, Oct. 7: Around one million people have left Kathmandu valley through land route in course of celebrating Dashain festival.

According to Chief of the Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, Keshav Adhikari, around 1,017,000 people have left the capital from September 17 to October 6 in course of celebrating the Dashain festival.

Now, around 1,800 public vehicles leave the valley through Thankot check point every day, according to the Division.

Adhikari said that 3,000 public vehicles exit through Chobhar, Nuwakot and Sangabhanjyang points of the valley.

As many as 167,000 passengers have booked tickets for Fulpati day, Ashtami day and Nawami day of the festival.

The Division has carried out strict monitoring to provide service to passengers in easy and smooth manner.

Civil Traffic Police have been carrying out works for the welfare of the passengers by establishing civic help desk at one dozen places in the valley, it is learnt.

Around 50 people file their complaints every day and process for action as per the complaints is underway.

Meanwhile, traffic police said that cases have been filed against 94 drivers on the charge of driving vehicles after consuming alcohol during daytime so far since September 17. RSS

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