Despite the government-imposed ban on the import of chicks and poultry products, Nepal is struggling to contain the smuggling of 

chicks and poultry products into the country from India.

All poultry products were banned in the aftermath of recent bird flu outbreaks in different areas of the country.

Chicks and poultry products are being smuggled into the country from India through the different border transit points in Bara district. 

Local police confiscated 1,500 chicks at Gangapur in the district which were being smuggled into the country from India loaded on 


The chicks have been culled and buried in a pit in the presence of journalists, the District Police Office, Bara stated.

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Nepal fights against illegal poultry imports from India