Highway closure decision taken in haste, must be revoked: G A Mir
Srinagar: State Congress president GA Mir on Thursday said prohibiting traffic movement on Jammu Srinagar highway from Baramulla for two days in a week was a decision taken in haste that will add more problems besides creating confusion among the people, the prohibition order must be revoked in the larger interests of people.
In a statement said that Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President G A Mir, while reacting to the ban on civilian traffic on the highway and sought immediate revocation of the order.
He said prohibiting civilian movement on Highway twice in a week will create a chaotic situation for the civilians and described the prohibition order as surprising and taken without reviewing the problems which will confront the people due to the ban on civilian traffic on the highway.
“In my opinion, the Govt has taken the decision in haste that will prove to be perilous to civilians, so I emphasize the Govt to revoke the prohibition order forthwith in the larger interest of common people,”G A Mir said.
“The Govt not to create confusion under the garb of upcoming Lok Sabha Elections in the State, like that, the elections have and will continue to happen in the State, ”Mir said.