Drivers loot passengers hike in fare price Govt silent,due to highway closed
5 Dariya News(Mudasir Maqbool/Rouf Pampori)
Jammu , 15 Feb 2018
On fourth consecutive day, the 300 km long Srinagar-Jammu Highway, continued to remain closed for the vehicular movement.following the fresh landslides near Kheri area in Udhampur district. But the passangers who were travelling to srinagar suffers lot of problems one of passenger namely Rayees ahmad talking to our Bureau chief Jammu kashmir Rouf Pampori he said whenever traffic has been closed fare price rises within hours commuters charges 1400 rupees by the Drivers which is the major concern government didn't take steps to control this mess.they are looting people a poor man cannot afford such a huge amount.Another passanger said we have faced problems no arrangements by authorities here we eat everything in our own rupees government claims we have arrangements in highway but everything is hawk. Government must took urgent steps so that passengers who are in between highway gets relief. When contacted IGP traffic he said due to fresh landslide traffic has been closed.When contacted Transport minister Sunil kumar Sharma on his personal contact his phone was out of reach.