Sankhuwasabha, Aug. 25 -- Silichong Rural Municipality in Sankhuwasabha recently got connected to the road network.

A track from Heluwabesi to Tamku, the administrative centre of the local body, has opened. With the construction of the 20 km long Heluwabesi-Tamku road, villagers are happy, hoping that the roadway will bring development in the area.

"It took years to open the track because of the difficult rocky terrain. The Rs 4 million road project was constructed with the help of local labour," said Ram Bahadur Kulung, chief of the local body.

Though the road project started around five years ago, it remained incomplete for several years. The rural municipality prioritised the project soon after the people's representatives were elec...