Kargil-Zanskar road reopened for vehicular traffic

By Press Release, LAHDC Kargil Kargil, Apr 16, 2013
Kargil :
The snow clearance from Kargil–Zanskar road has been completed and the road has been thrown open for light vehicle with effect from today onwards. The report was given to Punchok Tashi, Executive Councilor for Tourism, Health and Zanskar Affairs during his visit to Suru valley today. He has appreciated the efforts of Mechanical Division Kargil and the bulldozer operators for clearing the 234km long road in the shortest possible time. The road has remained closed for five months of the winter season (mid-November to mid-April). With the reopening of Kargil-Zanskar road the essential supply to Zanskar will be restored.