Mughal road reopens for traffic after five months

After remaining closed for over five months, the historic Mughal road was reopened for traffic on Wednesday with single lane movement of light motor vehicles allowed to travel from Poonch side.

Official sources said that decision to open the road was taken after a joint inspection by teams of Mughal Road project authorities, mechanical engineering department and traffic police was conducted on Tuesday wherein the road was found fit for the movement of light vehicles.

Deputy Inspector General of Police in Rajouri Poonch range, Vivek Gupta, Senior Superintendent of Police Poonch Ramesh Angral alongwith other officers of police also visited the road and took stock of the traffic movement.