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The protocol has been issued after several rounds of discussions and detailed review of the closure of roads by defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman.(HT Photo)

Defence ministry lays down protocol for closing roads in cantonments

UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2018 12:00 AM IST
The local military authorities can initiate the process of closing roads by providing reasons.
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Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the matter regarding opening of cantonment roads with chief of army staff General Bipin Rawat, defence secretary Sanjay Mitra and senior officers of the ministry.(PTI/File Photo)
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the matter regarding opening of cantonment roads with chief of army staff General Bipin Rawat, defence secretary Sanjay Mitra and senior officers of the ministry.(PTI/File Photo)

All closed roads in cantonments will be reopened immediately

By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2018 11:26 PM IST
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman convened a meeting attended by MPs and vice-presidents of all 62 cantonments which came to a decision that all closed roads in cantonment areas will be reopened immediately.
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