Authorities have decided not to allow vehicular movement from Poonch to Shopian on Mughal Road for two days in view of the polling for the fifth phase of Parliamentary polls in Shopian and Pulwama districts on May 6. However, the traffic shall be allowed from Shopian to Poonch.
As per sources, an official communication has been received by the police authorities in Rajouri and Poonch districts informing them not to allow movement of vehicles from Poonch to Shopian for two days on 5 and 6 May.
The official communication, sources said, reads: “In view of fifth phase of Parliament elections-2019 scheduled for 6 May in Pulwama and Shopian districts, it is requested that no vehicular traffic be allowed from Bufliyaz (Poonch) to Shopian side on 5 and 6 May.
However the traffic from Shopian towards Bufliyaz be allowed.” DSP Traffic, Rajouri and Poonch, Mohammad Rafiq, confirmed the order. He appealed to the people to plan their journey as per the traffic schedule on these days.