KISHTWAR, Jan 22: Senior Congress leader and member Civil Society Kishtwar has demanded opening of Chenani tunnel for the traffic as the National Highway remains often closed due to landslides in Nasri area.
In a statement issued here today he said with opening of Chenani tunnel the problems of commuters of hilly districts of Ramban, Doda and Kishtwar besides Kashmir valley will be eased.
He also demanded construction of tunnel from Chatru to Vailoo and immediate construction of Dachan road and other roads and link roads in far-flung areas.
He said if Centre has released funds for road network in the State then why the work is not started on the same. He also demanded construction of Malpeth of Kaleth Chowk road in Kishtwar.