KL NEWS NETWORK
On the eve of celebrations of following Friday of Urs Eid-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) on 1st January-2016, 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:
NORTH KASHMIR: Vehicles coming from North Kashmir carrying devotees after reaching Shaltang shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine.
SHALTANG – 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.
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from South Kashmir after reaching Panth chowk shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine
PANTHACHOWK – STONE QUARRY(ATHAWAJAN) – BATWARA – SONWAR BAZAR – RAM MUNSHI BAGH- – GUPKAR – GRAND PALACE – ZETIYAR GHAT – NISHAT – FORESHORE ROAD – HABAK CROSSING – NASEEMBAGH PARKING.
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from Central Kashmir shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:
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 – UNIVERSITY PARKING.
Note: No vehicle shall be allowed to proceed towards the Holy Shrine along Rainawari-Hazratbal Route which shall be exclusively meant for the vehicles on way back Hazratbal Shrine towards different destinations.
North bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:
NIT – AISHAHIBGH CROSSING – RAINAWARI – KHALIFAPORA – PEER DASTIGEER SAHIB – KHANYAR – SUMKACHBAL – POLICE STATION KHANYAR – NALAMAR ROAD – QAMARWARI – BEMINA CROSSING – BEMINA BYEPASS – PARIMPORA – SHALTANG – AND ONWARDS.
South bound vehicles on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:-
NIT – AISHAHIBGH CROSSING – RAINAWARI – KHALIFAPORA – NOWPORA BRIDGE – KHAYYAM CHOWK (RIGHT) – IKHWAN CROSSING – SRTC CROSSING (LEFT) – M.A ROAD – DALGATE – SONWAR – PANTHACHOWK AND ONWARDS.
Vehicles bound for Central Kashmir areas shall adopt the same return route up to SRTC crossing and shall take right turn towards Lal Chowk and onwards.
Elaborate parking arrangements have been made at available locations around the Hazratbal Shrine:
- Naseem Bagh Campus has been earmarked for vehicles coming from South Kashmir and adjacent areas.
- National Institute of Technology (NIT) Campus has been earmarked for PSV’s/ LMV’s coming from North/Central Kashmir.
- Traffic camp (official vehicles only).
- University Campus near Convocation Hall from Sir Syed Gate side earmarked for vehicles coming from North Kashmir/Central Kashmir.