Sikkim, a state of India, has been connected with Nepal via land after Sikkim state government expanded its road up to Chiwabhanjyang of Yangbarak rural municipality -2 of Panchthar, Nepal-India bordering area. Movement has become possible via this route after the road from Sikkim connected to the starting point of the Pushpalal (mid-hill) highway.
Nepal had expanded its road up to Chiwabhanjyang in 2070 BS.
The road construction gained momentum after Chief Minister of Sikkim, Prem Singh Gole came into office. Uttare bazaar which is an hour and half from Chiabhanjyang is being developed as a business hub.