Minister Thapa directs for smooth traffic movement along Naubise-Kalanki road
September 27, 2019 08:19 PM NPT
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KATHMANDU, Sept 27: Minister for Home Affairs, Ram Bahadur Thapa, has directed the concerned authorities to clear the traffic jam and make vehicular movement smooth along Naubise-Kalanki road section.
Minister Thapa directed the subordinate bodies for the same, saying they have been receiving a high number of complaints regarding traffic jam at a time when festivals are around the corner.
Minister Thapa urged Chief District Officer of Kathmandu Janakraj Dahal Chief of Metropolitan Police Office, Deputy Inspector General Shailesh Thapa Chhetri, Chief of Metropolitan Traffic Police Division, Bhim Prasad Dhakal, calling them at the Ministry on Friday.
He also directed them to increase the number of traffic police at Naubise-Kalanki road section, prohibit the movement of big vehicles during the busy hour and make arrangement of the crane to remove inoperative vehicles.
Urging to adopt all measures needed to rescue the patients stuck in jam, Home Minister Thapa also drew their attention to control black marketing while purchasing travel ticket during festivals.
He further informed that coordination was underway with the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure regarding road safety along with its maintenance.
On the occasion, government officials briefed Minister Thapa that vehicular movement was smoother on Friday as compared to the previous days.