After so much speculation, finally buses will run for the state of Himachal Pradesh from tomorrow and with this people can also go to Chandigarh and other areas of Punjab. Interstate bus operation which was closed for the last two months due to the second wave of corona infection.
Uttarakhand Roadways was awaiting the approval of the Himachal and Uttar Pradesh government to resume bus operations, although Himachal Pradesh approved bus operations from July 1, but the position of the UP government is still unclear.
At the same time, the Railways is starting the operation of Amritsar Express from July 5. This train will run from Amritsar to Dehradun on 5th July and will leave from Dehradun on 6th July. Railway has issued the letter of operation of the train, but there is some error in it. It is being improved.
When the cases are less in the state. Interstate bus operation from Uttarakhand is stuck in the yes-no of neighboring states. Actually, roadways buses of Uttarakhand cannot go to any other state without the approval of Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh because this state is surrounded by these states. Buses from Uttarakhand to UP to go to Delhi, Rajasthan and Haryana. Limit. Despite the low corona infection, both the neighboring states were not giving approval for bus operation.
Chief Minister Tirath Singh Rawat had requested Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath over phone last week to allow the operation of buses in his area. Uttarakhand roadways is still in trouble. So, if the buses will run then it will generate some revenue for the state. But despite this, Uttar Pradesh still does not seem to agree to open the borders. Due to non-operation of the bus, the state is not only incurring losses in the travel season, but the roadways are also drowning in crores of losses.
From tomorrow, Uttarakhand, Himachal and Chandigarh roadways buses will start operating from Uttarakhand to many places like Bilaspur, Chandigarh, Dharamsala, Manali, Paonta Sahib, Mandi, Kullu. However, it is mandatory to register on Smart City Portal with RT PCR negative report to come to Uttarakhand. In such a situation, the investigation team will be deployed at ISBT as before. Along with this, the operator will also have to keep records of the passengers.