By: Musaib Iqbal MK
In order to maintain the health of Srinagar-Leh national highway authorities have decided to suspend vehicular traffic on this road on Friday.
The official responsible for the maintenance for the Srinagar-Leh national highway has told media that it will be a routine to suspend the traffic on Friday for the weekly maintenance of the road.
According to the UNI while reporting the suspension of traffic on this road which connects Srinagar with Leh it has said in its report no vehicle was allowed from either side on Srinagar-Leh national highway today to allow Beacon authorities to undertake weekly repair on the road, particularly at Zojila pass.
The UTs of J&K and Ladakh have agreed to suspend traffic on the highway on every Friday for maintenance of the road, which remained closed for six winter months due to heavy snowfall.
Traffic on Srinagar-Jammu, historic 86-km-long Mughal road and Anantnag-Sinthan-Kishtwar road was plying as per schedule, he said.
With inputs from agencies