Vikar expresses concern over condition of NH, demands immediate repair

Former Minister and MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani expressed anguish over the condition of Jammu- Srinagar National Highway from Patnitop to Jawahar tunnel.

He said that apart from the four laning Jammu to Udhampur stretch completed and commissioned but the rest of this highway is in very bad condition which adds more fuel to the day today road accidents particularly in Ramban and Banihal areas.

In his press statement MLA Banihal Vikar Rasool Wani said that he has highlighted this genuine issue severally in and out of state assembly but no concrete step had yet taken by the government to address this long pending public demand, as the maximum portion of NHW1A from Patnitop to Jawaher Tunnel adversely affected with potholes and landslides which is main cause of road accidents from last couple of months.

Vikar Rasool Wani urged upon the state government to take steps on war foot basis to ensure the early repair of demaged portion and blacktopping on completely damaged stretch so that the general public can not suffer more and the alarming ratio of road accidents can be controlled in coming days.

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