Ganai grieved over loss of lives in Poonch accident Asks IG Traffic to check incidents of over-speeding, over-loading

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 08, 2018

Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has expressed grief over the loss of precious lives in a tragic road accident in Mandi area of Poonch district.

Expressing concern over the fact that scores of people continue to lose their lives due to rash and negligent driving, Ganai, who also holds the charge of Transport Department, asked IGP Traffic to take immediate measures to prevent road accidents in future. He also passed instructions to crackdown on incidents of over-speeding, over-loading and lane cutting, as these have been found to be the principal reasons for frequent road accidents.

The Advisor directed Deputy Commissioner Poonch to immediately disburse relief as is admissible in such cases to the next of kin who lost their dear ones. He also expressed his heart-felt sympathies with the bereaved families.