In view of the yearly celebrations of Mela Kheer Bhawani,the traffic police rural Kashmir has issued a route plan for vehicles carryingdevotees to the shrine at Kheer Bhawani Temple, Tulmulla Ganderbal.
An official said that main function will be observed atKheer Bhawani Temple, Tulmulla Ganderbal on June 10.
A large number of devotees is expected to visit the holytemple from June 09 and will stay there till the conclusion of the Mela.
Superintendent of police traffic rural Muzafar Ahmed Shahtold Greater Kashmir that arrangements have been made for ensuring hassle-freemovement of commuters in general and devotees in particular to the holy shrine.
"All the commuters/General public, especially people livingin the vicinity of the shrine and surrounding areas are requested to cooperatewith traffic officials and adhere to the traffic plan as envisaged for ensuringhassle-free movement."
Officials said that the district administration has alsokept ferry vehicles available at Central University parking slot as well asoutside the Mata Kheer Bhawani Temple for carrying the devotees from parkingslots to the Temple and vice versa.
According to an official spokesperson, the route plan is asunder:
The devotees on board heavy motor vehicles shall adoptforeshore road towards Pandach to Beehama to Duderhama to Dumb Kadal to Theruto Dangerpora to Thalan to Tulmulla (de-board at this point ) to Dumb Kadal toTheru to Dangerpora to Thalan to Parking Spot (Ground No. 1 of CentralUniversity).
The devotees on board light motor vehicles shall adoptforeshore road towards Pandach to Beehama to Duderhama to Dumb Kadal to Theruto Dangerpora to Thalan to Tulmulla (de-board at this point ) to Thalan toParking Spot (Ground No. 2 of Central University).
The devotees on board heavy motor vehicles adopting Sumbalroute shall follow the Shadipora/Sumbal to Bypass to Barsoo to Dangerpora toThalan to Tulmulla (de-board at this point) to Dumb Kadal to Theru toDangerpora to Thalan to Parking Slot (Ground No. 1 of Central University)
The devotees on board light motor vehicles adopting SumbalRoute shall follow; Shadipora /Sumbal to Bypass to Barsoo to Dangerpora toThalan to Tulmulla (de-board at this point) to Thalan to Parking Spot (GroundNo. 2 of Central University).
All the devotees on board heavy motor vehicles /light motorvehicles while returning back shall adopt the following route:
Central University Parking to Thalan crossing to Tulmulla toDPL Ganderbal to Beehama to Pandach or Central University Parking to BarsooCrossing to Barsoo to Bypass to Shadipora/Sumbal.
All the passenger vehicles coming from Ganderbal towardsSafapora, Wakura, Lar and Sumbal shall adopt Beehama to Dumb Kadal to Theru toKhanihama to Repora Bypass road for both side movements. No passenger vehicleshall be allowed to move from Dangerpora to Larson road.
Tulmulla Adda, Tulmulla-Dumb Kadal road, Dangerpora toTulmulla road is a "No Parking Zone". Any vehicle found wrongly parked on theroad shall be towed and the violator will be prosecuted accordingly.
No vehicle shall be allowed to move against traffic fromTulmulla to Dangerpora, Theru to Ladwun or from Larson to Tulmulla or fromBarsoo towards Dangerpora.
No passenger vehicle shall adopt Kahnihama to Dangerporalink road, during the Mela period.
In case of congestion on Dangerpora to Tulmulla road, LightMotor Vehicles shall also adopt Tulmulla to Dumb Kadal to Theru to Dangerporato Thalan to Central University for parking their vehicles.
The officials have directed that one-way traffic for allvehicles will be enforced strictly parking spots
Central University Ground No. 1 (For heavy motor vehiclesonly)
Central University ground No. 2 (For light motor vehiclesonly)
Govt Girls High School Tulmulla near Thallan (For lightmotor vehicles only).
Private land of Abdul Rashid Bhat near Ex. MLA GanderbalMohammad Maqbool's House (For light motor vehicles only).