Health problems such as eye infection and allergy have surfaced among the locals of Kanchanpur due to air pollution.
Most of the patients visiting the health posts and hospital are of eye infection.
According to Assistant Health Worker of Jhalari-based health post, Lokendra Eir, daily 30-50 eye infection patients are turning up the health facility for treatment.
He said that the people with eye itching and burning are turning up to the health post for treatment. "The problem has surfaced after the rise in air pollution", he added.