SRINAGAR: Given Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit scheduled for tomorrow, the authorities on Wednesday announced a traffic advisory for motorists and commuters.

“Traffic movement from Jehangir Chowk to Rambagh and Rajbagh to LD Hospital-Tulsi Bagh route will be restricted from 4:00 AM to 7:00 PM,” as per the advisory, issued by the Traffic Police, Srinagar.

IG Traffic, Bhim Sen Tuti (IPS), addressing a presser, said that the Jahangir Chowk–Solina–Ram Bagh stretch will remain restricted for the civilian traffic movement.

Similarly, he said, Raj Bagh–LD Hospital–Tulsi Bagh besides Gupkar Road upto All India Radio Srinagar office will also remain restricted for the civilian traffic movement.

The restrictions, the officer said, will remain effective from 4 AM up to 3 PM and from there onwards the movement will be facilitated in phase-wise manner and it is expected that all roads will be restored to their normal movement by 7 PM in the evening.

In view of the scheduled CBSE exams, Tuti said that parents and guardians of the students appearing for the (CBSE) exams are urged to accompany their wards and in case it is not possible for them they should at least ensure that their wards are carried roll number slips and identity cards. “The roll slips and the identity cards will be treated as legitimate passes,” he said.

“For any query the people may reach out to PCR or Traffic Control Room,” he further said.

Present on the occasion, SSP Traffic Srinagar Muzaffar Ahmad Shah said that all medical emergencies will be facilitated with access through the shortest possible route.

The press conference was also attended by SSP Traffic Rural Ravindra Pal Singh.

The authorities have urged the people to cooperate and better to avoid the specific routes for their own convenience.

It is pertinent to mention here that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Kashmir tomorrow and address a rally at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar. (KS)


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here