Nadu, Andhra Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh, Himachal
Pradesh in North India, Assam, Bengal,
Sikkim in East India
Bad roads in Dharamsala hit tourism industry
(Himachal Pradesh): The deteriorating condition of
roads in Himachal Pradesh’s Dharamasala city is badly
affecting the tourism industry. Poor road conditions in
Dharamsala are a common sight, which leaves hordes of
tourists from within the country and abroad disappointed.
“If you are travelling a long distance, it is difficult.
If you have broken roads, like if you are travelling 300
km and 150 km you get stuck definitely you have a problem.
You can't reach your destination,” said Subel, a tourist
from New Zealand . While, the Public Works Department
claims that enough is being done to improve the condition
of the roads. “The government has sanctioned a sum of
Rs 10 million under road fund. So, the work has started
and most of the work has already been completed,” said
NL Sharma, Chief Engineer of Public Works Department.
Dharamsala is a highly captivating town in the upper reaches
of Kangra Valley . This headquarters of Kangra district
is surrounded by dense coniferous forest, making it an
important tourist destination. The Tibetan Spiritual Leader
Dalai Lama has lived in the city with thousands of his
followers ever since they fled from their homeland after
a failed uprising against Chinese rule in 1959.