On Sunday, the Jammu and Kashmir administration sought the cooperation of the humans within the easy regulation of visitors alongside the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, pronouncing it changed into “committed” to make sure least inconvenience to civilian vehicles in the course of motion of security convoys at the notified days. The elaborate preparations made by way of administration for the convenience of the humans at the motorway, the handiest all-weather road linking Kashmir with the rest of u . S. A ., during the restrained tour duration became pretty a hit on the first day of the site visitors prohibition, an official launch said.
Last week, the governor management announced a ban on civilian traffic on the 270-km motorway on Sundays and Wednesdays to facilitate the safe passage of security convoys till May 31. The ban got here into pressure this morning amid protests by mainstream parties, including the National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party, and Peoples Conference. The administration stated the law of civilian site visitors at some stage in the movement of security forces’ convoy needed to be notified for 2 days in step with week inside the large interest of the security of all people. It appealed to humans to extend full cooperation in the easy law of the visitors has become the case Sunday.
“The restrictions are, anyhow, applicable up to May 31 handiest. The overall prohibition period is for 26 hours out of 168 hours every week, 15 percent of the time. Further, the entire quantity of restricted days is just 15 throughout this whole period. 8 of those are Sundays,” the discharge said. It stated deliberate regulations, with lively facilitation of the public using the management for exceptions and emergencies, are far extra handy to the people to plan their movements earlier.
“As moves lessen, the regulations could be re-looked. The kingdom administration is dedicated to ensuring the least inconvenience, especially on the two notified days. This ought to set at rest any misgivings and additionally deliver the true situation at the ground on day one of the restrict,” the reputable release stated. As per the modern-day reviews obtained from districts, it said the motion of civilian vehicles in both Kashmir and Jammu divisions remained normal in all interior roads, except for the toll road, wherein handiest exempted classes of automobiles have been visible plying.
“As in step with the reviews accumulated from the deputy commissioners of Pulwama, Anantnag, Budgam, and Baramulla, unique permission passes were given to 128, 210, 45, and a hundred and ten motors, respectively, totaling 493 vehicles, falling inside the exempted classes. Passes had been issued in Udhampur and Ramban additionally. These automobiles were given passes for traveling at the toll road,” it stated. A completely huge number of vehicles were allowed to pass the highway at numerous crossings in all the districts.
In Srinagar, over 2,000 civilian motors crossed Pantha chowk towards numerous locations alongside the toll road. Normal civil traffic movement changed into observed in diverse areas of Srinagar, consisting of Tengpora, Shalteng, Parimpora, Nowgam, Batamaloo, Sanatnagar, Bemina Chowk, Hyderpora, Chanpora, and Narbal Crossing, wherein over 10,000 motors crossed the highway unhindered, the release said.
In Anantnag, around 3,000 automobiles crossed the dual carriageway at diverse junctions. Many humans used change roads, mainly the old motorway wherein to be had and different inner routes to commute and to attain Srinagar, therefore completely warding off the toll road. It said the scholars acting for diverse exams additionally reached in time as their roll number slips had been dealt with as passes.