Mughal road to be opened for traffic tomorrow: DC

'Please plan your travel wisely and well in advance'
A cab crosses a bridge along Mughal Road in Pir Panjal range amid snow (File pic)
A cab crosses a bridge along Mughal Road in Pir Panjal range amid snow (File pic) File: ANI

Srinagar, May 12: The Mughal road, which connects Kashmir's Shopian to Rajouri and Poonch districts in Jammu, will be thrown open for one-way traffic from tomorrow, officials said. 

Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Yasin Choudhary made the announcement about the opening of the road on twitter."Mughal Road shall be formally thrown open for one way vehicular traffic (up) from Poonch to Shopian tomorrow onwards. Cut off timings at Poshana post -10 am to 4 pm. Plz plan ur travel wisely and well in advance," he said. 

In a communication, the DC stated: "In view of clearance of Snow accumulation and landslides from 19 KM (Dogrian) to KM 43 Peer Ki Gali as intimated by Chief Engineer Mughal Road Wing and Executive Engineer Mechanical Engineering Division, Rajouri-Poonch, the movement of one way traffic is hereby allowed on Mughal Road from Buffliaz to Peer Ki Gali W.e.f 12-05-2023.".

It said that the Sr. Superintendent of Police Poonch, Sub Divisional Magistrate Surankote and Dy.SP Traffic Rajouri-Poonch shall deploy sufficient personnel at Behramgalla, Buffliaz and Poshana checkposts to ensure smooth movement of vehicles with strict compliance of this order. 

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