First blasting done in Zojila Tunnel; Know its needs & significance (PC: Social Media)
New Delhi: The construction of the ‘Zojila Tunnel’, important from a strategic point of view for India, is going to start on Thursday. Explain that this tunnel will work to connect Kargil area of Ladakh with Kashmir Valley. Today, the construction of this tunnel of 14.15 km will be started by Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari. The Zojila Tunnel is said to be the longest two-way tunnel in Asia.
Solutions to many problem by Zojila Tunnel:
At the same time, after the construction of this tunnel is completed, the people and the army will get a lot of ease. Once the tunnel work is completed, 365 days of the year, traffic between Leh and Srinagar will be possible.
Through this, the journey between the two will take only three hours. The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways was informed on Wednesday that construction work of Zojila Tunnel will be started by Nitin Gadkari on Thursday.
Helpful while snow fall:
The Ministry tweeted that in the presence of Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, the first tunnel of the Zojila Tunnel connecting Srinagar to Leh was blasted on NH-1 on October 15, Thursday, at 11:30 am.
According to the ministry, this tunnel will ensure all-weather connectivity between Srinagar Valley and Leh. After the construction of this tunnel will be a historic achievement in the history of modern India. Apart from this, it will also play an important role in the defense of the country.
Tunnel for people’s safety:
The role of this tunnel is considered to be very important in view of the heavy military activities. Activities going on along the borders in Ladakh, Gilgit and Baltistan regions. At the same time, the construction of this tunnel will fulfill the 30-year-old demand of the people.
The people of Kargil, Dras and Ladakh have been demanding to start construction of Zojila Tunnel for the last 30 years. It is believed that due to the construction of this tunnel. Accidents due to icy storms on NH-1 will also be reduced. Passengers will be able to travel safely through this.
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