Political rallies create traffic mess


Srinagar, Jan 5: Srinagar city on Saturday witnessed massive traffic jams due to holding of rallies by ruling National Conference (NC) and opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP). 
 To facilitate smooth flow of vehicles ferrying political activists from other districts, Traffic Police diverted traffic on various roads leading to TRC ground and SK Park here.  In blatant violation of traffic rules, the political activists were allowed to park vehicles including buses on vital Maulana Azad Road.
 While NC and PDP leaders were addressing their activists, massive traffic jams were witnessed in Lal Chowk, TRC, Residency Road, Dalgate and Sonwar.
 “In the first place, political rallies should not be allowed in the City. The political parties of both the parties parked vehicles haphazardly leading to disruption of traffic and made us incur heavy losses,” said a shopkeeper at Lal Chowk here. 
 Meanwhile, visit of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  to SKIMS  Soura for  inaugurating  the new block also led to traffic jams as the police restricted movement of traffic on Ali Jan road and 90 feet road.
 Patients admitted at the hospital faced immense inconvenience. Due to restrictions by police, a man with a critically-injured child in his lap was forced to walk over a kilometer to reach the hospital.
 “My two-year child has an internal injury and he is yelling in pain. Despite our pleas, policemen stopped us at various places and did not allow the buses from Nowshera crossing to reach SKIMS," said Hilal Ahmed.
 Even doctors working in the hospital were not allowed to enter into the wards for some time. The attendants were instructed to visit the hospital only after the CM leaves the hospital.

Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 Jan 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 5 Jan 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sun, 6 Jan 2013 00:00:00 IST

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