Siliguri: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that emphasis would be to improve roads in the region bordering Nepal and Bhutan. The move to improve transport facilities is also expected to give thrust to tourism
Meanwhile, at least ten pilgrims died in Nepal when a bus in which they were travelling fell into the river. Over 20 were injured. The injured were taken to hospitals for medical treatment. Accidents in the mountain region is generally blamed on fractured roads and badly maintained vehicles.