Jammu and Kashmir: Pir Panjal tunnel brings Kashmir closer to the rest of India

Mufti Islah, CNN-IBN | Jun 27, 2013 at 01:38am


It was a historic day for Kashmir as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has inaugurated the 11-km Pir Panjal rail tunnel in Banihal. While 135 kilometres of track is done from Baramulla to Banihal, a 100 km stretch still needs to be completed.