Srinagar Ashura processions: Police issue traffic diversion plan

A Traffic Police spokesman said the main Zuljinah procession shall be taken out from Gulshan Bagh upto Astan Mir Shams-ud-Din Iraqi, which affects traffic movement in Zadibal and adjacent areas.
CRPF troopers stand near a road barricade amid Muharram restrictions in Barbarshah area of Srinagar on Sunday August 7,2022.[Representational picture]
CRPF troopers stand near a road barricade amid Muharram restrictions in Barbarshah area of Srinagar on Sunday August 7,2022.[Representational picture]Haseeb Ibn Hameed for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar Aug 8: Authorities on Monday issued traffic advisory for Srinagar areas on the eve of Youm-i-Ashoora to be observed tomorrow on Tuesday.

A Traffic Police spokesman said the main Zuljinah procession shall be taken out from Gulshan Bagh upto Astan Mir Shams-ud-Din Iraqi, which affects traffic movement in Zadibal and adjacent areas.

In order to have smooth movement of traffic and for convenience of general public/motorists, the following traffic advisory is issued: Traffic moving towards Zadibal will be diverted at Firdous Cinema, Mill Stop, Lal Bazar, Botshah Kadal & Chattipadshahi.

Motorists intending to go towards Soura from Lalchowk or vice versa shall adopt Dr. Ali Jan Road. Motorists moving towards Lalchowk from Zakoora or vice versa shall adopt Foreshore Road.

Vehicles coming from Gojwara towards Zadibal will be diverted at Firdous Cinema towards Dr. Ali Jan road via Sazgaripora.

Vehicles coming towards Rainawari from Lalchowk will be diverted at Chatipadshahi via Kathidarwaza. Motorists from Lalbazar will use the Kanitar-Hazratbal-Foreshore road.

"General Public is requested to kindly avoid unnecessary movement towards the areas where Youm-i-Ashoora processions are being taken out to avoid any inconvenience, " the Traffic Police spokesman said.

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