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Rahul Gandhi-led Yatra to enter Srinagar tomorrow, Traffic Dept issues advisory; details here

Local passenger vehicles parked in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Authorities on Saturday issued a traffic advisory asking people to avoid certain routes while travelling in Srinagar tomorrow in view of the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra that is scheduled to enter the City.

According to an order issued by the traffic department, no traffic will be allowed from Pantha Chowk towards Dalgate.

Motorists have been asked to use the highway of Nowgam, Natipora, Nowgam, Sanatnagar-Hyderpora Bypass to reach their destinations.

As per the order, in addition, no traffic will be allowed from Kohnkhan Dalgate towards Pantha Chowk and motorists have been asked to use the Khonakhan-SRTC Bridge-Sangermal Road instead.

“To reach their destinations, all motorists are advised to use the M.A Road/Residency Road/HSHS/Jahangir Chowk flyover-Rambagh-Natipora or Baghat-Sanatnagar route. Vehicles will not be allowed from Radio Kashmir, Konhakhan, Dalgate, Hotel Lalit, and Nishat towards Nehrupark, and from Brein Nishat towards Boulevard-Gupkar Road. Motorists will need to use the Nishat-Foreshore-Habbak route instead,” reads the order.

As per the order general public and tourists have been advised to use alternative routes to reach the Srinagar International Airport to avoid any inconvenience.

“Commuters are advised to plan their movements accordingly as the diversions will be in place on January 29. The road stretch from Pantha Chowk upto Dalgate, Dalgate upto Nishat via Nehru Park, Gupkar road have been declared as “No Parking Zones” and unattended vehicles parked on the roadside will be towed. Medical emergencies will be facilitated,” it reads.


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