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Out of Power NC asks to Shutdown the toll plaza on Jammu-Udhampur Highway

Toll Post-Four Laning of Jammu-Udhampur Highway

NC MLA Devender Singh Rana today asked the State Government to shutdown the toll plaza on Jammu-Srinagar national highway or else he will get it closed. “The people are made to suffer, the road itself is incomplete, the road construction work is on but still people are made to pay the toll taxes, this is injustice,” Rana said in the assembly today. However, the minister for industries and commerce Chander Prakash maintained that the construction of the toll plaza on the highway was started during the previous NC-Congress Government and questioned why the same was not stopped then. “Why did you allow the construction of the plaza when it was being constructed during NC Congress Government, we didn’t allow the …

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Mantalai to come up as International Yoga Centre

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Jammu and Kashmir government, in its move to develop Jammu region as an independent tourist destination, today announced creation of an International Yoga Centre at the famous pilgrim spot of Mantalai in Udhampur district. J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed also said the government will favourably consider a ‘subsidised tour package’ for leisure destinations in Jammu region in the upcoming holiday season. “Mantalai will be promoted as a brand. International Yoga Centre here will have a cascading effect on tourist inflow. I am sure that once the Centre comes up, the flow of tourists to Mantalai will pick up,” Sayeed said, while addressing an interactive session during a J&K Tourism Conference. The conference, organised to conceptualise an out-of-box strategy to …

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Race through Nandini Tunnel, comfortable ride on Udhampur-Jammu Highway

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Nandini tunnels opened for vehicular traffic on Saturday, making the ride comfortable on Udhampur-Jammu National Highway. The existing road in Nandini Wild Life area from toll plaza to JKTDC is about 6.8 km length having poor geometry, sharp curve, hair pin bends and steep grades. The new alignment through series of bridges and tunnels have length of 3.60 km which will provide smooth ride for commuters. All tunnels are properly illuminated and has 2-lane 7.50 carriageway with footpath on either sides. Tunnel T-4 has ventilation system to ensure fresh air supply and a cross passage from left tube to right tube. On the Jammu-Udhampur road, there are 5 bridges in between; one bridge between T-1 and T-2 has the height …

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Independent Candidate Pawan Gupta takes a victory lap in Udhampur

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Independent Candidate Pawan Kumar Gupta defeated the incumbent MLA from Udhampur by a margin of 14650 votes. Pawan Gupta got 36226, Balwant Singh Mankotia got 21576, while BJP Candidate Pawan Khajuria comes 3rd and got 20174 votes.

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Glimpses of polling for Udhampur Assembly Constituency

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Highest number of 80 per cent votes were polled in Reasi district, followed by Udhampur district 76 per cent and 70 per cent in Poonch district.    

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Balwant Mankotia addressed a rally in Udhampur

Balwant Singh Mankotia-Udhampur rally

Balwant Mankotia addressed a rally in Udhampur

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Massive Show of Strength by Pawan Gupta, holds a Mega rally in Udhampur

Pawan Gupta Show of strength Udhampur

The Independent Candidate Pawan Kumar Gupta today went for a massive show of strength in Udhampur Assembly constituency where he hold a massive rally which passed through Chabutra Bazar, Gole Market, Mukherjee Bazar, Slathia Chowk, Dhar Road and then end at Udhampur Stadium.      

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Aggressive Pawan Gupta hits back hard at Sidhu, says not interested in lectures given by a person like him

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Independent Candidate from Udhampur Pawan Gupta addressed a nukkad Sabha in Sailan Tallab, Udhampur. With sore throat, Pawan gupta was in full aggression hits back hard at Sidhu for his ‘Gaddaar’ comment. He also throws an open challenge to BJP candidate Pawan Khajuria and sitting MLA Balwant Mankotia on the vision for Udhampur. Related: Navjot Sidhu addresses a rally in Udhampur, calls Pawan Gupta ‘Gaddar’ Highlights of Nukkad Sabha- I have released Vision document for Udhampur, time for other candidates to let us know about their vision. No regret of Leaving BJP. I worked day and night for Jitendra Singh like a true Soldier of party unlike ‘others’. After offereing ticket to Khajuria They even lured me with Rajya Sabha …

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Navjot Sidhu addresses a rally in Udhampur, calls Pawan Gupta ‘Gaddar’

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In the support of BJP candidate Pawan Khajuria, Former MP and cricketer Navjyot Singh Sidhu addressed a mammoth rally in the block Kambal Danga, Udhampur. In his own style, he called Pawan Gupta a ‘Gaddar’ for leaving BJP. He urged people to vote against dynasty politics to maintain Udhampur’s integrity. Son of Former MLA Udhampur, Pawan Gupta has left BJP after party denied him the ticket and now contesting Independently. He also hit out at sitting MLA Mankotia for lack of development in Udhampur in last 12 years. He urged the people to help the party achieve its ‘mission 44+’ in the state. Sidhu said that if the people of Udhampur want development, good governance, they must vote for BJP. …

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Independent Candidate Pawan Gupta storms Udhampur, staged a massive road show

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Independent candidate Pawan Kumar Gupta after filing nomination papers staged a massive show of strength with a road show on the streets of Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir today on the last day of filing nomination papers for the second phase of Elections which is scheduled to be held on 2nd December. Pawan Kumar Gupta filed nomination papers ithe presence ex-BJP MLA from Reasi Baldev Raj.   Thousands of people chanting slogans ‘Ab ki Bar Udhampur mein Pawan Gupta ki Sarkar’ and holding banners and showering flowers on the motorcade, thronged the streets as Pawan Gupta drove in an open vehicle from Chabutra Bazar to Dhar Road. And then addressed a massive rally in Mini Stadium   Hundreds more could …

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