Shortage of essential commodities affects life in Kargil
By: Sajjad Kargali
Kargil: In a wake of closure of Srinagar Kargil National highway at Zojilla pass due to heavy snow, people in Kargil are facing acute shortage of essential commodities such as vegetable, eggs, fruits etc. The shortage of essential commodities are adversely affecting the the life.
A local resident Mohammad Ali said, “we have suffered in entire winter. We don’t have any airport and we only have road connectivity. This is adversely affecting our life”. Another resident Mohammad Jaffer said that our leaders have failed to take up the matter with the higher authorities.
However government sources said that snow on National Highway between Srinagar –Kargil at Zojilla Pass will be removed and it will be open for traffic within a week