In Pictures: Srinagar-Leh Highway Reopened In Record 73 Days

The highway reopened in record 73 days after it was shut in January following heavy snowfall.
The strategic 434 km long Srinagar-Leh highway was reopened for traffic on Saturday March 19, 2022 in record 73 days.
The strategic 434 km long Srinagar-Leh highway was reopened for traffic on Saturday March 19, 2022 in record 73 days. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Director General Border Roads Organisation, Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary (holding flag) threw open the highway at Zojila, a high altitude pass on the road.
Director General Border Roads Organisation, Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary (holding flag) threw open the highway at Zojila, a high altitude pass on the road. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
Zojila is a strategic pass that provides a vital link between the Kashmir valley and Ladakh, and it is key to operational preparedness of the armed forces.
Zojila is a strategic pass that provides a vital link between the Kashmir valley and Ladakh, and it is key to operational preparedness of the armed forces. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A trial run of traffic was successfully conducted on the first day of reopening the Srinagar-Leh highway.
A trial run of traffic was successfully conducted on the first day of reopening the Srinagar-Leh highway. Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
A vehicle during the trial run of traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway, which reopened in record 73 days on Saturday March 19, 2022
A vehicle during the trial run of traffic on the Srinagar-Leh highway, which reopened in record 73 days on Saturday March 19, 2022Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir
The highway was kept open till January 4 this year, after which it was closed for traffic following heavy snowfall.
The highway was kept open till January 4 this year, after which it was closed for traffic following heavy snowfall.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

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