Precious Kashmir News
Kargil, Mar 26: Chairman Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali today visited Zojila Pass and took stock of snow clearance operations on Srinagar- Kargil road.
The Chairman was informed that the road shall be opened for movement of light vehicles in a couple of days. Meanwhile, around 30 light vehicles crossed over to either side of the highway from Sonamarg and Minamarg.
CEC Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan, Deputy Commissioner Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain, SSP Kargil T Gyalpo, ADC Ganderbal, Deputy SP Traffic Ganderbal, officers of Project Vijayak and Beacon besides officers of Civil and Police Administration accompanied the Chairman.
The Chairman said that he has taken up the issue of handing over of snow clearance operations from Zero Point to Sonamarg to Project Vijayak with the Union Minister for Defence and the Director General Border Roads.
Haji Anayat also appreciated the efforts of Project Vijayak, Project Beacon, District Administration Ganderbal and Kargil as well as the Engineer, dozer operators and laborers for speedy and timely snow clearance operations on the highway this year.
He also impressed upon the concerned agencies to clear up minor clearance works, besides fulfilling necessary official formalities at the earliest so that the highway is thrown open for vehicular traffic in due course of time.
The Chairman said that efforts will be made to officially reopen the road for vehicular traffic and he is in consultations with the Divisional Administration Kashmir as well as BRO authorities.
Meanwhile, 30 light vehicles including passenger vehicles and those carrying vegetables and other essentials were allowed to move towards Srinagar and Kargil.
ADC Ganderbal Shahnawaz Bukhari and SDM Kangan Mehrajuddin Shah also accompanied the Chairman.