Jammu & Kashmir

Margan Top road reopens for traffic movement after winter halt

A wide view of Margan Top. [File Photo]

Vehicle movement to be allowed within one week

Kishtwar: After a long winter halt, the Margan Top Road in district Kishtwar has finally been opened officially.

The road connects the remote regions of Marwah and Warwan with the rest of Jammu and Kashmir.

The road was cleared of snow Prime Minister Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Projects of Marwah (Kishtwar) and Vailoo (Anantnag).

The road’s opening is a significant achievement that will bring much-needed relief to the people by easing mobility and transportation of essential goods.

Making the announcement, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Dr Devansh Yadav shared that the road would be opened for light vehicular movement from next week.

“The opening of the road will facilitate intra-district movement of people and essential services, bringing much-needed respite to the region” he said.

Starting next week, the Margan Top Road will be made operational in a phased manner, enabling hassle-free travel and commute well before the auspicious Eid-ul-Fitr 2023 celebration. (GNS)

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