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Govt vigorously pursuing construction of Sadhna Top Tunnel: Hanjura

Jammu: Minister for Agriculture Production, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed the Upper House that with a view to improve the road condition, road safety and to avert accidents on Sadhna top on Kupwara-Karnah Road, various works such as strengthening, permanent works, resurfacing etc have been planned to be executed during the financial year 2018-19 by the Project Beacon.

Responding to a Calling Attention Notice moved by MLC, Qaiser Jamsheed Lone, the Minister informed that the State Government took up the issue for construction of Sadhna Tunnel with the Union Minister for Defense during her visit to the State in September 2017.

Besides, the State Government, as a follow-up action approached Ministry of Defense, GoI for according the highest priority for the construction of said tunnel and is earnestly pursuing the matter with the Government of India for its sanction, he added.

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