JAMMU: Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali has expressed concern over the closure of Srinagar-Kargil road and took strong note of the alleged delay by the agencies in restoring the road near Zojila pass.
A statement said that Haji Anayat discussed the matter with Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and implored upon him to direct the BECON authorities to expedite the work on the restoration of road so that the stranded passengers can reach their destinations at earliest.
Haji Anayat said the government will not tolerate callous approach in the deliverance of the duties and urged the officials to work with dedication to ease the problems of the people. He said the closure of the road near Zojila has resulted in lot of hardships to the people of Ladakh region.
The chairman observed that the Project Vijayak responsible for restoration of road up to Zojilla Pass accomplishes their job well before the time and asked the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir to initiate the process of handing over the maintenance of Zojilla Pass to Project Vijayak so that the people of Ladakh region do not suffer.