TRAFFIC POLICE OFFICE (CITY) SRINAGAR
On the eve of celebrations of Mehraj-un-Nabi (PBUH) falling on 24/25th April-2017 with following Friday on 28th April-2017, the route plan for vehicles carrying devotees to Holy Shrine at Hazratbal is as under:
Route Plan for vehicles carrying devotees from North, South and Central Kashmir is enunciated as under:
Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shaltang shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine.
SHALTANG PARIMPORA – 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.
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from South Kashmir after reaching Panthachowk shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:-PANTHACHOWK – STONE QUARRY(ATHAVVAJAN) – BATWARA • SONWAR BAZAR-RAM MUNSHI BAGH- – GUPKAR – GRAND PALACE – ZETHYAR GHAT-NISHAT-FORESHORE ROAD – HABAK CROSSING – NASEEMBAGH PARKING.
I. FROM BUDGAM:-
Vehides carrying devotees coming from Budgam and adjoining areas shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:-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.
II. FROM LALCHOWK::
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.
III. FROM GANDERBAL
NAGBAL – ZAKOORA – HABBAK – NASEEMBAGH PARKING
North bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:
SIR SYED PARKING – AISHAHIBGH CROSSING – RAINAWARI – KHANYAR -NOWPORA – DALGATE M.A ROAD – BUDSHAH BRIDGE – OVER FLYOVER-BATMALOO – MOMINABAD – TANGPORA – BEMINA BYEPASS – PARIMPORA-SHALTENG-AND ONWARDS.
South Kashmir bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:-
NASEEMBAGH PARKING – HABBAK 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:-
I. BUDGAM BOUND:-
NIT – AISHAHIBAGH CROSSING – RAINAWARI – KHANYAR – NOWPORA-DALGATE – GOLF CROSSING – RADIO KASHMIR – ABDULLAH BRIDGE-H ATRIC – CONVENT CROSSING – P/S RAJBAGH – J AWHARN AG AR CHOWK-JAWHARNAGAR BUND – RAMBAGH – BARZULLAH BRIDGE – SADDER-HYDERPORA – ONWARDS.
II. GANDERBAL BOUND:
NASEEMBAGH PARKING – HABBAK – ZAKOORA – NAGBAL AND ONWARDS.
III. LALCHOWK BOUNP:-
NIT PARKING- AISHAHIBAGH CROSSING- RAINWARI- KHANYAR-NOWPORA BRIDGE- KH AYAM CHOWK – DALGATE- M.A ROAD- LALCHOWK.
Elaborate parking arrangements have been made at available locations around the Hazratbal Shrine:
For vehicles from North Kashmir:
Inside University Campus from Sir Syed Gate side.
For vehicles from South Kashmir:
Inside Naseem Bagh University Campus through Budshah gate side from HabbakSide.
For vehicles from Central Kashmir:
Inside National Institute of Technology (NIT) Campus Hazratbal. Traffic Camp at Hazratbal (VIP Parking):
This area shall be restricted for official vehicles only.
Appeal to Holy Devotees:-
i. Drive through the prescribed route only.
ii. Board/De-board buses at designated bus stops.
iii. Park vehicles at earmarked spaces only.
iv. Accommodate co-devotees enroute Holy Shrine and seek blessings.
v. Drive with patience & follow lane driving.
vi. Avoid road rage.