BRO keeps Malari-Rimkhim pass open in winter.
BRO keeps Malari-Rimkhim pass open in winter.

In a first, BRO kept 40 km stretch of Malari-Rimkhim pass in Uttarakhand open throughout winters

ANI | Updated: Apr 05, 2021 06:25 IST


New Delhi [India], April 5 (ANI): Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has informed that it kept the treacherous 40 kilometre stretch of Malari-Rimkhim pass in Uttarakhand open throughout the winters.

"Border Roads Organisation kept the treacherous 40 Kms stretch of Malari-Rimkhim pass in Uttarakhand open throughout the winters. This operation was never performed earlier and this achievement ensured connectivity to villages in far-flung areas," BRO said.
The Malari-Rimkhim pass has a large number of snow slide and avalanche-prone areas with 15 to 20 feet of snow. In spite of containing a large number of steep curves, blind turns and fractured mountains, it added. (ANI)

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