Authorities wake up, make new Budgam bus stand operational

Authorities wake up, make new Budgam bus stand operational
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Sadaf Shabir

Budgam: Days after Kashmir Reader published a story on Budgam’s old bus stand, the authorities have made the multi-crore new bus stand operational.
Kashmir Reader has learnt the District Development Commissioner ordered making the new stand operational.
Assistant Road Transport Office (ARTO) Mubashir Jan admitted that the old bus stand is congested.
“We used to allow some buses to operate from old bus stand, but now it was creating mess and traffic jams,” Jan said.
He also noted that it was frustrating for people to commute through the market, especially during emergency situations because of the huge traffic rush.
“The authorities took the decision to shift the bus stand,” he said.