SrinagarIn connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations, falling on December 1 with Friday following on December 8, 2017, the Traffic Police department today issued a route plan to ferry devotees from various areas of the Valley to Dargah Hazratbal Srinagar and back.
According to SSP Traffic City Srinagar, elaborate arrangements have been made for the devotees to ensure their hassle free and safe travel from their localities to the Hazratbal.
He said the vehicles from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shalteng shall adopt Shalteng Parimpora – Bemina Bye Pass – Bemina Crossing Qamarwari Cement Bridge Noorbagh Sekidafar Eidgah Alimasjid Sazgaripora Hawal – Alamgari Bazar – Mill Stop – Molvi Stop (Lal Bazaar) – Botshah Mohallah Kanitar – University Parking From Sir Syed Gate route.
While as vehicles carrying devotees from South Kashmir after reaching Panthachowk shall adopt Panthachowk – Stone Quarry(Athawajan) Batwara – Sonwar Bazar – Ram Munshi Bagh- – Gupkar – Grand Palace – Zethiyar Ghat Nishat – Foreshore Road Habak Crossing – Naseembagh parking.
Similarly, vehicles carrying devotees from Budgam and its adjoining areas shall adopt Hyderpora Tangpora Bemina Bye Pass Bemina Crossing Qamarwari Cement Bridge – Noorbagh Sekidafar Eidgah Alimasjid Sazgaripora Hawal – Alamgari Bazar – Mill Stop – Molvi Stop (Lal Bazaar) – Botshah Mohallah Kanitar NIT plan.
For vehicles from Lal Chowk to Dargah Hazratbal: Lal Chowk – SRTC Bridge – Ikhwan Crossing – Police Station Khanyar – Bhori Kadal – Rajouri Kadal – Gojwari Chowk – Hawal – Alamgari Bazar – Mill Stop – Molvi Stop (Lal Bazaar) – Botshah Mohallah Kanitar – NIT parking shall be the route plan.
While as vehicles from Ganderbal shall adopt Nagbal Zakoora Habbak Naseembagh parking plan.
On return Northbound vehicles shall take Sir Syed Parking – Aishahibgh Crossing Rainawari Khanyar – Nowpora Dalgate M.A Road Budshah Bridge Over Flyover Batmaloo – Tangpora – Bemina Byepass Parimpora – Shaltang and onwards route.
South Kashmir bound vehicles shall take Naseembagh Parking Habbak Crossing Foreshore Road Nishat Zethiyar Ghat Gupkar Ram Munshibagh Sonwar Bazar Panthachowk onwards route.
Budgam bound vehicles shall take NIT Aishahibagh Crossing Rainawari Khanyar Nowpora Dalgate Golf Crossing Radio Kashmir Abdullah Bridge Hatric Convent Crossing P/S Rajbagh Jawharnagar Chowk Jawharnagar Bund Rambagh Barzullah Bridge Sadder Hyderpora onwards route.
Ganderbal bound vehicles shall take Naseembagh Parking Habbak Zakoora Nagbal and onwards route.
Similarly, Lal Chowk bound vehicles shall follow NIT parking Aishahibagh Crossing Rainwari Khanyar – Nowpora Bridge Khayam Chowk Dalgate M.A Road Lalchowk route plan.
The SSP said that inside University Campus from Sir Syed Gate side shall be the designated parking place for North Bound vehicles. While as, For South Bound vehicles inside NaseemBagh University Campus through Budshah gate side from Habbak Side shall be the parking place. However, inside National Institute of Technology (NIT) Campus Hazratbal shall be the designated place for Central Bound vehicles.
The Traffic police have appealed devotees to follow the plan in letter and spirit and drive through prescribed route and board/de-board buses at designated bus stops, besides park vehicles at earmarked spaces only.
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