Now all weather road-connectivity to Ladakh

leh srinagar highway, kashmir,
(AP Photo/Mukhtar Khan)

Border Roads Organisation Tuesday said that Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir will now be accessible in all weather conditions, giving strategic advantage to the country.

“The cold desert region will now be accessible by a double-lane motorable road from Manali in Himachal Pradesh via Zanskar in Kargil district,” a spokesman of the BRO said.

The road will also be a strategic advantage in the Kargil region.

“The roadwas constructed by cutting through tough mountains under the Project Vijayak of BRO,” the spokesman said.

“This will be the third road to Ladakh region after Srinagar-Leh and Manali via Leh routes,” he added.

 

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