Route Plan for Vehicles by Traffic Police
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 MOHALLAHKANITAR - 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(ATHAWAJAN) - BATWARA - SONWAR BAZAR-RAM MUNSHI BAGH- - GUPKAR - GRAND PALACE - ZETHYAR GHAT-NISHATFORESHORE ROAD - HABAK CROSSING - NASEEMBAGH PARKING.
- FROM BUDGAM:-
Vehicles carrying devotees coming from Budgam and adjoining areas shall adopt the following route to reach Hazratbal, Shrine:- HYDERPORA-TANGPORA-BEMINA BYE PASS - BEMINA CROSSINGQAMARWARI - CEMENT BRIDGE - NOORBAGH - SEKIDAFAR - EIDGAH -ALIMASJID - SAZGARIPORA - HAWAL - ALAMGARI BAZAR - MILL STOP - MOLVI STOP (LAL BAZAAR) - BOTSHAH MOHALLAH - KANITAR - NIT.
- FROM LALCHOWK:-
LAL CHOWK - SRTC BRIDGE - IKHWAN CROSSING - POLICE STATION KHANYARBHORI KADAL - RAJOURI KADAL - GOJWARI CHOWK - HAWAL - ALAMGARI BAZAR - MILL STOP - MOLVI STOP (LAL BAZAAR) - BOTSHAH MOHALLAHKANITAR - NIT PARKING.
- FROM GANDERBAL
NAGBAL - ZAKOORA - HABBAK - NASEEMBAGH PARKING
RETURN ROUTES:-NORTH KASHMIR:
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 FLYOVERBATMALOO - MOMINABAD - TANGPORA - BEMINA BYEPASS - PARIMPORASHALTENG - 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 - SON WAR BAZAR - PANTHACHOWK - ONWARDS.
Vehicles bound for Central Kashmir areas on return from Hazratbal Shrine shall adopt the following routes:-
- BUDGAM BOUND:-
NIT - AISHAHIBAGH CROSSING - RAINAWARI - KHANYAR - NOWPORADALGATE - GOLF CROSSING - RADIO KASHMIR - ABDULLAH BRIDGEHATRIC - CONVENT CROSSING - P/S RAJBAGH -JAWHARNAGAR CHOWKJAWHARNAGAR BUND - RAMBAGH - BARZULLAH BRIDGE - SADDERHYDERPOU - ONWARDS.
- GANDERBAL BOUND:-
NASEEMBAGH PARKING - HABBAK - ZAKOORA - NAGBAL AND ONWARDS
NIT PARKING- AISHAHIBAGH CROSSING- RAINWARI- KHANYAR-
NOWPORA BRIDGE- KHAYAM 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 Habbak Side.
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 :
- Drive through the prescribed route only.
- Board/De-board buses at designated bus stops.
- Park vehicles at earmarked spaces only.
- Accommodate co-devotees enroute Holy Shrine and seek
- Drive with patience & follow lane driving.
- Avoid road rage.