J&K: On April 8th, Law Minister Kiren Rijiju’s car was got in a minor accident on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in the Banihal area of Ramban district, Jammu and Kashmir. The accident occurred when the minister was travelling from Jammu to Srinagar. His car was hit by a truck, but fortunately, no injuries were reported in the incident.
According to ADG Mukesh Singh, “All are safe and it is a minor accident. Everything is under control.” The Ramban Police also confirmed that no one was injured in the accident, and the minister was driven safely to his destination.
As Per Jammu #ADG and #DivCom,@KirenRijiju is totally safe and fine. It was an unintentional accident by truck side. Quickly Security covered Law Minister. For safer side they look at this matter seriously. @MukeshSinghIPS @Rameshkumarias @crpfindia pic.twitter.com/9dqcOuYxib— Manish Prasad (@manishindiatv) April 8, 2023
However, this is not the first time that accidents have occurred on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which is known for its treacherous terrain and dangerous curves. In fact, the highway has been dubbed as one of the deadliest roads in the country due to the high number of accidents that occur on it every year.
As for the Law Minister, he is currently on his way back, and more details regarding the accident are awaited. The incident serves as a reminder of the need to take extra precautions while travelling on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway to avoid accidents and ensure the safety of commuters.