Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora, Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza on Saturday put the order issued on Friday regarding the movement of traffic on Bandipora-Gurez road in abeyance till further orders.
According to the fresh order, there should be no movement on the road and no vehicle or person should be allowed to enter the Gurez valley as a precautionary measure.
The order of Friday was put in abeyance in view of the extension of lockdown for further two weeks and to deal with the influx of labors, students and other persons stranded outside J&K.
The fresh decision on the movement will be taken once the influx of stranded people of the district including Gurez, being brought in from outside the UT, is settled, the order reads.
The restriction orders are in place as a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in Gurez Valley.