Bandipora, May 19, KDC: The Bandipora-Gurez road, which remains closed during winters due to intense snowfall, was officially thrown open for two way traffic on Wednesday.
An official told News Agency Kashmir Dot Com (KDC) that the Bandipora-Gurez road was thrown open for two-way vehicular traffic on Wednesday by the Bandipora administration.
He said that the road opening ceremony was held at the Razdan pass- 11500 feet high wherein Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad flagged off the traffic declaring officially the road open for two-way traffic.
Senior Superintendent of Police Mohammad Zahid, Chief Engineer BRO IK Jaggi, SDM Gurez and other senior officers were present on the occasion.
Gurez valley remains cut-off for around 5 months every year owing to the closure of the 85-kilometre-long road. (KDC)