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Finishing touches being given to the Atal Tunnel under Rohtang Pass before the inauguration slated for Saturday.(Aqil Khan/HT)

Friendship that bridged tunnel of hope at Rohtang

Hindustan Times, Shimla/Dharamshala | By Gaurav Bisht and Naresh Thakur
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 05:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will open the 9.2-km Atal Tunnel, named after ex-PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on October 3 under the 13,050-ft Rohtang Pass, paving the way for round-the-year road connectivity to strategic Ladakh besides ending the six-month winter exile of residents of Himachal’s Lahaul and Spiti district
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