DM Kishtwar revises speed limit on Highway

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KISHTWAA: District Magistrate Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana Friday imposed section 144 Cr.PC over the speed of the vehicles plying in the morning hours on National Highway 244 within District Kishtwar.
“From Thathri to Kishtwar and Kishtwar to Thathriand, he directed them not to exceed their vehicle speed more than 30 Km per hours on the said stretch as there is the apprehension of any untoward accident at any time due to slipping on the icy road,” the statement said.
The order issued by district magistrate after receiving reports from SSP Traffic, NH Pathak where under it has been reported that the stretch between PulDoda to Prem Nagar is very dangerous for vehicle plying during morning hours due to slippery/icy road conditions.
It was further added that it is necessary to take precautionary measures for safe guarding the lives of the passengers and to avoid any mishap during morning hours, the District Magistrate Kishtwar in exercise of the powers conferred upon him under section 144 CR-PC do hereby order that all the operators plying on the NH 244 shall ply carefully.