Srinagar: Despite snow clearance operations launched by the authorities, the national highway, connecting Ladakh with Kashmir and historic Mughal road, remained closed while dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) were cut off from their respective district headquarters.
However, the highway, the only road liking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way and vehicles will ply from Srinagar to Jammu on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Inspector General of Traffic Police Jagjeet Kumar has expressed serious concern over the negligence of the Chenani-Nashri tunnel on Srinagar-Jammu highway by the concerned agencies which is resulting into acute dust pollution and sporadic power outages and shutdown and even fatal mishaps inside the tunnel.
There is no chance of resuming traffic on the highway, connecting Ladakh with Kashmir, an official of Police Control Room (PCR), Ganderbal told UNI over phone.
He said snow clearance operation was launched on other side of the Zojila pass which could not be completed beyong Zero point. UNI