Srinagar: In wake of the Shab-I-Qadr and Jumat-Ul-Vida, the traffic police on Wednesday issued an elaborate traffic plan.
A large number of devotees are expected to assemble at Asari Sharief Hazratbal for the celebrations of Shab-i-Qadr falling during the intervening night of 28th/29th of April 2022 and Jumat-ul-Vida on 29th of April-2022, an official press release said.
It said that Traffic Police has made elaborate traffic arrangements for smooth flow of traffic coming from different districts of Valley carrying devotees to the Holy Shrine at Hazratbal.
Following routes have been earmarked for the traffic coming from both North and South of Kashmir valley including Central Districts.
In order to ensure smooth regulation of traffic following route plan are hereby devised for convenience of general public for 28th and 29th of April-2022.
Route Plan for vehicles carrying devotees from North, South and Central Kashmir is as under:
Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shalteng shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine.
SHALTENG – PARIMPORA – QAMARWARI – CEMENT BRIDGE – NOORBAGH -SEKIDAFAR – EIDGAH – ALI MASJID – SAZGARIPORA – HAWAL – ALAMGARI BAZAR – MILL STOP – MOLVI STOP (LAL BAZAR) BOTSHAH MOHALLAH – KANITAR – UNIVERSITY PARKING (SADERBAL SIDE)
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from South Kashmir after reaching Panthachowk shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:- PANTHACHOWK – STONE QUARRY (ATHAWAJAN) BATWARA – SONWAR BAZAR – RAM MUNSHI BAGH-GUPKAR – GRAND PALACE – ZETHIYAR GHAT – NISHAT – FORESHORE ROAD – HABAK CROSSING – UNIVERSITY PARKING (NASEEM BAGH SIDE).
1. FROM BUDGAM:
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from Budgam and adjoining areas shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:- HYDERPORA – TENGPORA – BEMINA BYPASS BEMINA CROSSING QAMARWARI – CEMENT BRIDGE – NOORBAGH – SEKIDAFAR – EIDGAH ALI MASJID – SAZGARIPORA – HAWAL – ALAMGARI BAZAR – MILL STOP – MOLVI STOP (LAL BAZAR) – BOTSHAH MOHALLAH – KANITAR – UNIVERSITY PARKING (SADERBAL SIDE).
1. FROM LALCHOWK:-
LAL CHOWK – SRTC CROSSING – IKHWAN CHOWK – KHANYAR CHOWK- BHORI KADAL – RAJOURI KADAL – GOJWARI CHOWK – HAWAL – ALAMGARI BAZAR – MILL STOP – MOLVI STOP (LAL BAZAR) – BOTSHAH MOHALLAH – KANITAR – UNIVERSITY PARKING (SADERBAL SIDE).
III. FROM GANDERBAL:- NAGBAL – ZAKOORA – HABAK – NASEEM BAGH PARKING –
North bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:
UNIVERSITY PARKING (SADERBAL SIDE) ASHAI BAGH CROSSING RAINAWARI – KHANYAR – NOWPORA – DALGATE – M.A ROAD – BUDSHAH BRIDGE – JEHANGIR CHOWK FLYOVER BATMALOO -MOMINABAD-TENGPORA – BEMINA BYPASS-PARIMPORA – SHALTENG – AND ONWARDS.
South Kashmir bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:-
NASEEM BAGH PARKING HABAK CROSSING FORESHORE ROAD – NISHAT – ZETHIYAR GHAT – GUPKAR – RAM MUNSHIBAGH SONWAR BAZAR – PANTHACHOWK – ONWARDS.
Vehicles bound for Central Kashmir areas on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:-
1. FOR BUDGAM:- NIT – ASHAI BAGH 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 CROSSING – HYDERPORA – ONWARDS.
2. FOR GANDERBAL:- NASEEM BAGH PARKING – HABAK – ZAKOORA – NAGBAL AND ONWARDS.
III. FOR LALCHOWK:-NIT PARKING ASHAI BAGH CROSSING RAINAWARI – KHANYAR NOWPORA BRIDGE KHAYAM CHOWK DALGATE – M.A ROAD LALCHOWK.
Elaborate parking arrangements have been made at available locations around the
For vehicles from North Central Kashmir:
Inside University campus through Sir Syed Gate (Saderbal Side)
For vehicles from South Kashmir including Ganderbal:
Inside Naseem Bagh University Campus through Budshah Gate (Habbak Side). For vehicle moving from Rainawari Khanyar towards Hazratbal Shrine.
Traffic camp at Hazratbal ( VIP Parking)
This area is specially earmarked for official vehicles