Union Home Minister's visit |Restrictions on vehicular movement to SKICC on June 26, 27

In view of visit of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Traffic Police Srinagar Tuesday issued traffic advisory on restrictions of vehicular movement to SKICC on 26 and 27 June.

According to the advisory, no motorist shall be allowed to ply towards Nishat, Shalimar, Harwan and adjacent areas via Badyari Chowk and Gupkar. “Similarly no traffic shall be allowed to ply from Ram Munshibagh towards Grand Place and shall be diverted towards Dalgate-Khayam for their respective destinations on 26 and 27 June.

“Likewise, motorists intending to travel from Harwan-Shalimar-Nishat, Ganderbal and other adjacent areas towards Lal Chowk are requested to travel via Hazratbal-Lal Bazar route instead of Foreshore-Boulevard road axis to reach respective destinations. Motorists intending to travel from Dalgate, Lal Chowk and adjacent areas towards Harwan-Shalimar-Nishat shall adopt Nowpora-Khayam-Rainawari via Dargah-Zakoora to reach their respective destinations,” the advisory reads.

According to Traffic police, vehicles of the tourists who are residing in Dal and Nishat area and emergency service vehicles are exempted from the said restriction. “However, they are advised to restrict their movement to minimum requirement on Boulevard-Foreshore road axis,” it states. 

According to the advisory, timing for the traffic restriction as ordered by District Magistrate Srinagar will be from 8:00 am to 10:30 pm on 26 June and 7 am to 4 pm on 27 June.