Rolpa, Dec 22 : Thawang of Rolpa, a remote and developmentally challenged district, is connected directly with Kathmandu, the federal capital, by transportation, relieving the local residents.
A night bus service from Thawang to Kathmandu has been launched for the first time. With this, one can reach Kathmandu directly from Thawang in 12 hours on a bus. A bus heading to Kathmandu from Thawang goes through Khawang of Rukum East, Burtibang of Baglung and Pokhara.
At present, Ghodaghodi Deluxe transport is providing the bus service.
Earlier, to take a bus to Kathmandu, the residents of Thawang had to take an eight-hour ride on a vehicle to Liwang, the district headquarters of Rolpa.