Sonamarg road opens for traffic

Sheikh Anees
Sonamarg:The 90-km-long Srinagar-Sonamarg road on the strategic highway to Ladakh thrown open for traffic on Thursday, officials said,
After remaining covered under the snow and slides for over five months, thereby connecting the resort for regular tourist traffic ahead.
This marks the beginning of tourist traffic to Sonmarg, presenting captivating glaciers in the upper reaches of the Valley.
Sonmarg remains cut off due to the heavy snow on a 8 km stretch of the road at Gaganiger during winters.
Sub Divisional Magistrate, Kangan, Ghulam Mohammad Mir while confirming the report said, the road opened today for traffic after permission from BRO authorities who are taking care of that important national highway.
He said that the traffic on the mentioned stretch will ply under strict observation.