Teacher is lifeless, potholes unpatched; protestors taking stand manhandled by B’luru police
The tragic killing of three feminine college students of Jammu University together with national-level budding gamers from Ladakh close to Ramban in Jammu and Kashmir as soon as once more uncovered the causal strategy adopted by the executing companies engaged within the much-publicized nationwide freeway widening venture.
The very important Jammu-Srinagar nationwide freeway has just about been changed into a “death trap” as a result of, after the launching of the widening venture, accidents turned routine affairs in a stretch of the freeway.
As reported earlier three feminine college students of Jammu University had been killed and one other acquired accidents after a container truck hit a automobile close to Dalwas space of Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway on Monday night.
National stage ice hockey participant Tsetan Dolma and budding footballer Rigzin Lamo who misplaced their lives in an unlucky accident in Ramban on Jammu-Srinagar nationwide freeway.
As per police, a container bearing registration quantity PB08Y-2168 on its approach to Srinagar hit a Jammu-bound Baleno automobile bearing registration quantity JK02CC-8113 close to Dalwas space on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, ensuing within the spot demise of two feminine college students of Jammu University and demanding accidents to 2 others. The collision was so potent that the automobile rolled down right into a deep gorge after being hit by the container.
Two critically injured individuals had been rescued and shifted to CHC Batote the place they had been later referred to Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Jammu for specialised therapy, the place one amongst them succumbed to her accidents.
The deceased had been recognized as Tsetan Dolma, daughter of Tashi Andus, and Rigzen Lamo, daughter of Morup Dorjay, each residents of Ladakh, and Harman Anand, daughter of Harpinder Anand of Channi Himmat District Jammu.
Tsetan Dolma was a national-level ice hockey participant and Rigzen Lamo was a promising nationwide soccer participant. The injured was recognized as Pranav Bandral, son of Kuldeep Singh of Mubarak Mandi District Jammu. A case below related sections has been registered at Police Station Batote and an investigation began.
The 36-km Ramban-Banihal observe on the freeway is a “death trap”
While the situation of the stretch past Udhampur is deplorable, the 36-kilometre Ramban-Banihal observe has just about changed into a demise entice – witnessing tragic street accidents virtually repeatedly.
Due to the sinking of patches and large landslides after repeated intervals, this freeway has turn into “unpredictable” The situation of the street has gone from dangerous to worse resulting from ongoing widening work. The latest rains and flash floods have additional compounded the scenario.
In image: People collect close to the ill-fated bus that fell right into a gorge within the Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir with amarnath yatra pilgrims on Sunday, July 16, 2017.Twitter/All India Radio News
One thinks twice or thrice when he/ she intends to undertake a street journey from Jammu to Srinagar. No aspect safety partitions, robust metal grills/ metal nets, and so forth have been raised to the weak locations for the protection of the automobiles and the passengers passing by harmful/ sliding zones on this sector.
For the final about one week, this freeway has remained disrupted for the motion of site visitors for about 6 to 9 hours a day. The common lengthy site visitors jams have made the life of individuals/ street customers depressing as of late.
Chief Secretary evaluations site visitors state of affairs on freeway
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta chaired a gathering to assessment the site visitors state of affairs on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway.
Dr. Mehta enjoined the officers to finish the double laning of stretches between Banihal and Ramban and its subsequent black topping inside 10 days. He suggested them to squeeze the journey time on this street to six and eight hours for LMVs and HMVs respectively.
At the request of the Traffic Police, the Chief Secretary urged the NHAI to restore works on the shooting-stone-prone stretches of the street for 4 hours inside 5 days from coming Friday (3:00-7:00 am). He requested them to halt the site visitors solely through the night time when site visitors could be very lean and minimal. He underscored the necessity to create minimal obstacles for site visitors motion as of late.
Dr. Mehta directed the site visitors police to strictly keep lane self-discipline on the street and take all of the steps in opposition to the violators together with e-Challaning. He requested them to behave robust on these resorting to roadside parking.